[Beowulf] Best Practices SOL vs Cyclades ACS
landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Oct 7 21:36:04 EDT 2009
Rich Sudlow wrote:
> In the past we've used cyclades console servers for serial
> interfaces into our cluster nodes.
> We're replacing 360 nodes which couldn't do SOL with 360
> which could.
> Now that we can do SOL is that a better to use that instead of the
Every now and then IPMI gets wedged. We have seen it on all IPMI
stacks. When IPMI gets wedged, SOL stops working.
I recommend redundant administrative pathways ... make sure you can get
to and control the machine in the event of a problem. Some pathways may
not be as cost effective at scale than others.
Joseph Landman, Ph.D
Founder and CEO
Scalable Informatics, Inc.
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