[Beowulf] Building a Beowulf - Noob

Richard Chang rchang.lists at gmail.com
Sun Apr 18 08:02:16 EDT 2010

Jon Forrest wrote:
> What I do is use the free Rocks clustering package
> (http://www.rocksclusters.org/wordpress/). It's free
> and you can be up and running in no time.
> Also free is Perceus (http://www.perceus.org/portal/)
> which takes a different approach than Rocks.
> It's more work to get started but what you end
> up with is exactly what you want - no more and no less.
> There's no reason to spend any money on software to
> create a cluster. Maybe later you'll find some commercial
> products that solve specific problems, but one of the nice
> things about modern clusters is that there's so much
> good quality free software available.
> Cordially,

Thanks Jon,

I will try both and see which one is better suited for us.


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