[Beowulf] ECC

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Sun Nov 4 10:07:31 PST 2012

Am 04.11.2012 um 18:46 schrieb Vincent Diepeveen:

>>> <snip>
> I don't know whether for all clusters 'outages' is a big issue - here  
> in Western Europe we hardly have
> power failures, so i would imagine it if a company with a cluster  
> doesn't invest into batterypacks,
> as their company won't be able to run anyway if there isn't power.

At least for the file-server / login-server I prefer having an UPS to shut them down in a proper manner. The nodes can easily be reinstalled after the outage.

> More interesting is the ECC discussion.
> ECC is simply a requirement IMHO, not a 'luxury thing' as some  
> hardware engineers see it.


-- Reuti

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