[Beowulf] Repeated Dell SC1435 crash / hang. How to get the vendor to resolve the issue when 20% of the servers fail in first year?

Jan Heichler jan.heichler at gmx.net
Tue Apr 7 10:58:26 PDT 2009


Hallo Rahul,

Dienstag, 7. April 2009, meintest Du:

RN> On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 12:08 PM, Gerry Creager <gerry.creager at tamu.edu> wrote:
>> Yep.  When the hardware arrives, and is installed (at $5K or more/rack!),
>> the bill is due.  Acceptance testing?  No way.  And if we choose to run
>> something silly like Rocks/CentOS, there's a question of support (even
>> hardware), too.


RN> I wonder if any vendors follow the exchanges on the Beowulf list! :)

Of course we do - and sometimes "we" write something ;-)

Jan
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