[Beowulf] Need recommendation for a new 512 core Linux cluster
kyron at mekkreations.com
Thu Nov 8 07:52:18 PST 2007
There is another product, though not free, that might be of interest for
file transfers. It's from ExLudus (www.exludus.com) and might be worth
Steven Truong wrote:
> Hi, all. I would like to know for that many cores, what kind of file
> system should we go with? Currently we have a couple of clusters with
> around 100 cores and NFS seems to be ok but not great. We definitely
> need to put in place a parallel file system for this new cluster and I
> do not know which one I should go with? Lustre, GFS, PVFS2 or what
> else? Could you share your experiences regarding this aspect?
> I also would like to know how many head nodes should I need to manage
> jobs and queues. And what else should I have to worry about?
> Thank you very much for sharing any experiences.
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