[Beowulf] Re: Beowulf Digest, Vol 62, Issue 27

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Mon Apr 20 03:02:29 PDT 2009

----- "James Cuff" <james_cuff at harvard.edu> wrote:

> So anyway, just recently at the advice from some of our Sr.
> sysadmins, we started out over here in the other Cambridge
> with this thing called puppet, in our HPC environment...

We run Puppet on our standard service boxes (not HPC)
and found that Puppet could OOM the box (small VM's
usually) if you ran it as a daemon so now we just run
it occasionally out of cron.

But yes, it's a very nice little tool..

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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