[Beowulf] Re: Beowulf Digest, Vol 77, Issue 14

Douglas Guptill douglas.guptill at dal.ca
Tue Jul 13 11:57:57 EDT 2010


On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 05:11:46PM +0200, Ivan Rossi wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jul 2010, beowulf-request at beowulf.org wrote:
>
>> After some lurking and reading, I plan this:
>>  Debian (lenny)
>>  + fai                   - for compute-node operating system install
>>  + Torque                - job scheduler/manager
>
> we did a similar cluster for a client and they wanted torque.
> IMHO torque sucks. pbs_moms are no-so-stable and configuration is a pain.
> consider sun grid engine which is also available within debian lenny

Interesting.  Thanks for the suggestion.

>>  + MPI (Intel MPI)       - for the application
>
> only if you use intel compilers, otherwise go openMPI

Yes, we will be using Intel compilers.

Douglas.
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