[Beowulf] how do I get started?

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 13:56:09 PDT 2008

Did you try any of the documents referenced at wiki,

There is a free downloadable book at Professor Brown's website, start at

And I believe yes, you can use SSH to replace RSH pretty much anywhere. I
haven't done that myself but I'm only a hobbyist.

Good luck,

On 7/16/08, Amir Saad <eng_amirsaad at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to build a small Beowulf cluster using 5 Ubuntu machines. I did
> a lot of search and yet couldn't find a getting started guide. Any ideas?
> All the articles I found are using RSH, is it possible to replace this with
> password-less SSH? Would it be possible to use Ubuntu? Which packages should
> I install to build the cluster?
> Please advice.
> Thank you
> Amir
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