[Beowulf] copying data between clusters

Scott Beardsley scott at cse.ucdavis.edu
Fri Mar 5 13:21:01 EST 2010


> I'd like to paralyze that across multiple nodes to drive the aggregate up
> 
> I was hoping someone would pop up say, hey use this magical piece of
> software. (of which im unable to locate)..

Sounds like what we are doing with hadoop and gridftp-hdfs for our LHC
cluster. Basically you would run N gridftp servers where N is the number
of nodes (and preferably uncontended uplinks as well) on the destination
cluster. Then run something like bestman[1] (it'll act as a director).
It is a non-trivial stack of software but it should get the job done.

Scott
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[1] https://sdm.lbl.gov/bestman/
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