[Beowulf] Compute Node OS on Local Disk vs. Ram Disk

Bogdan Costescu Bogdan.Costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Tue Oct 7 07:37:22 EDT 2008


On Mon, 6 Oct 2008, Gerry Creager wrote:

> Bogdan, we're in a similar position, save I also do some of the 
> science.

I (try to) do some of the science too, so the similarity is even 
better :-)

> Hiding the details from them, but meeting their needs at the same 
> time is a constant challenge.

Thanks for sharing all these details, but I would be more interested 
to know about the technical solutions that you have applied. How do 
you deal with the various software packages that require specific 
conditions to run ? Do you have separate clusters for specific 
purposes/software and only direct users to them ?

-- 
Bogdan Costescu

IWR, University of Heidelberg, INF 368, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Phone: +49 6221 54 8869/8240, Fax: +49 6221 54 8868/8850
E-mail: bogdan.costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
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