Company computer utilization?

Dan Christensen jdc at
Tue Jul 16 14:39:40 PDT 2002

"Henderson, TL Todd" <Todd_Henderson at> writes:

> Anyway, I do CFD on a cluster and am always looking for more resources,
> because there are never enough.  We have 100's of P4 and P4 Xeon boxes
> setting around running windows by day and idle by night.  It was suggested
> that we start utilizing these resources at night and I'd be happy to do
> this, except I need or at least prefer them to be linux.  

I've heard of people using vmware to run both windows and linux on a
lab full of machines.   They use the linux side as a cluster in the
evening.  Don't know any details, but would be interested in hearing
how well this works.


Dan Christensen
jdc at

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