[Beowulf] Help req: Building a disked Beowulf

DGS dgs at gs.washington.edu
Thu Aug 25 04:35:52 EDT 2005

> I have been entrusted with the responsibility of getting the cluster
> to run parallel jobs as I am considered to be a computer geek here
> (which, as you will know, I am not). Hence the request for this help.
> You can consider that I just do not know anything. I have already
> Googled and found and read some interesting stuff on the net about
> building a cluster. But I am writing to get the views of you
> experienced guys out there in the cyber space.

You should look into some of the cluster "toolkits".  Free ones
include OSCAR, ROCKS, Warewulf, and oneSIS.  My favorite is 
Warewulf, though ROCKS is probably the nearest you can get to 
a "cluster in a box" for free.

David S.

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