[Beowulf] Themes for a talk on beowulf clustering

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Sun Mar 3 17:33:32 PST 2013


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On 03/03/13 19:23, Andrew Holway wrote:

> I am giving a talk on beowulf clustering to a local lug and was 
> wondering if you had some interesting themes that I could talk
> about.

Off the top of my head..

1) what is a beowulf cluster?
2) how do you physically build a cluster?
3) how do you manage a cluster (xCAT/warewulf/puppet/etc, LDAP)?
4) distributed computing
5) interconnects
6) storage (NFS, distributed filesystems)

cheers!
Chris
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