[Beowulf] Upcoming Beowulf Presentation - Help!

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Tue Jan 13 16:32:15 EST 2004

On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 03:27:02PM -0500, Douglas Eadline, Cluster World Magazine wrote:

> If you can find it Gregory Pfister's "In Search of Clusters" provides a 
> great technical overview of why clusters are going to be important, BTW
> the book is pre-Linux/Beowulf

There's a second edition that's post-Beowulf. When reading it, you
should keep in mind that he buys the "shared memory programming is
easier than message passing" dogma, and he only thinks about fairly
small cpu counts. Some of his statements make a lot more sense if you
remember where he comes from.

-- greg

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