[Beowulf] How much RAM per core is right?
gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Fri Jul 18 12:07:16 PDT 2008
Hmmm. Same for us. And same timeframe. I've found with the weather
codes I use, regardless of how they profile, they want significantly
more RAM than they claim to. We've found them very comfortable in
*I* am still learning about other apps with some of our new users on a
cluster we're still getting into production. We've bought some nodes w/
4GB/core for specific apps for one of our stakeholders, but we don't
know if others' problems will need or benefit from that.
Mike Davis wrote:
> Since 2004, we have used 2GB/core as our standard memory. We provide a
> few machines with 4GB/core and even 8GB/core to meet the needs of
> applications requiring significantly more RAM.
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