[Beowulf] Heterogeneous, intermitent beowulf cluster administration

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Oct 1 21:20:56 PDT 2013


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On 02/10/13 07:35, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:

> I was told that one can use boinc and get it to dish out work in a 
> parallel manner. That woudl be something to contact the boinc guys
> about as I have been curious as to how one gets that to work.

I think that's a reference to embarrassingly parallel jobs (lots of
single node or single core jobs), not to coupled parallel jobs (such
as MPI codes) which I believe Nico was referring to.

cheers,
Chris
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 Christopher Samuel        Senior Systems Administrator
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