[Beowulf] Building a new cluster - seeking some advice

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Sat Dec 22 13:34:53 EST 2007

On Sat, 22 Dec 2007, Jeffrey B. Layton wrote:

>> The diffentiation then is management.  I'm not convinced that it will be
>> easier to install and manage a cluster with (say) 1 to 4 GB flash drives
>> used as boot compared to using e.g. warewulf to manage boot images.  Or
>> that it will be faster.  Or (really) cheaper -- $40 is still $40 more
>> than a diskless system, and $40 that would buy it more real memory that
>> is likely to ultimately be more valuable in terms of improved
>> performance and stability.
> Good point. I agree :) Now, about teaching you Fortran90....

AaaaaaAAAaaaaaahhhh... <runs screaming from room>

<fading in the distance>...the Ghost of Cluster Past...


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