[Beowulf] ScyId

Geoff Jacobs gdjacobs at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 06:18:59 PDT 2008

Robert Kubrick wrote:
> I was browsing through the Penguing Computing website and on the ScyId
> page I read the following:
> Single System Process Space
>     * Cluster acts and feels like a single virtual machine
> Does this mean that you can now write a program that allocates SYSV
> shared memory and semaphores and automatically spread your allocation
> over the entire cluster?


No, process control and migration can be handled through the shell of
the master, but memory is not shared.

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