[Beowulf] Setting up a new Beowulf cluster
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Feb 8 08:35:03 PST 2008
Oops. I can't make Peter out to be a liar, so:
There. I said it and I'm glad.
I don't know what it all means, or course -- you can build a perfectly
peachy cluster on Debian, SuSE, FreeBSD, Solaris, Windows in a pinch
(although you'll hate yourself LONG before you're done if you try), any
other linux distribution you might find, and ... yes ... Fedora.
Oh, and did I mention Scyld and the "professional" turnkey type
But let's get into all that in round two, when you have a bit more of an
idea what goes into cluster design and when we all have a bit more of an
idea of what KIND of cluster we need to be designing...;-)
Then I might even say "Fedora" again!
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