[Beowulf] Torrents for HPC

Andrew Piskorski atp at piskorski.com
Tue Jun 12 01:54:10 EDT 2012


On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 02:10:35PM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:

> A long while ago, we developed 'xcp' which did data distribution from 1 
> machine to many machines, and was quite fast (non-broadcast). 

Sounds very similar to nettee.  Can you compare/contrast the two?

  http://saf.bio.caltech.edu/nettee.html

> We were working on generalizing it for directories and other things as 
> well,

Ah.  Nettee can only handle that sort of thing by playing games with
tar, which isn't terribly user friendly.

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