[Beowulf] transcode Similar Video Processing on Beowulf?

Lawrence Stewart stewart at serissa.com
Mon Apr 14 05:59:38 PDT 2014

This inquiry brings up a subject that has long puzzled me.  In my (limited) experience,
resource managers like SLURM (which I've used) are pretty good at handling flows
of independent MPI jobs that set up, run, and exit.

I don't know what to use to manage a pool of servers such as a collection of, say, video
transcoders.  A particular instance of the transcoder might be able to handle up to
N streams, but because the streams start and stop at different times, the server is always
doing something.

Are there standard packages to manage keeping a collection of daemon servers running on
a cluster, and then managing the connections handled by those servers?


On 2014, Apr 14, at 2:32 AM, Yew, Tze Hui <tze.hui.yew at intel.com> wrote:

> Hi Michael Will,
> I’m TH and am interested with this http://www.beowulf.org/pipermail/beowulf/2005-January/011626.html. I’m currently looking at a solution to launch an object detection app on Host, with the GUI running on Host and the compute nodes doing all the video processing and analytics part. I see this solution is similar to my approach but I couldn’t find any information on how to setup. May I know where to more info about this? As I googled, Cinelerra is a video processing editor, which has nothing to do with clustering. Can you guide me on this? Appreciate your help.
> Thanks.
> FYI, I have tried to send jobs(with graphics) using MPI previously but failed, seems like MPI only suitable for data processing but not video processing.
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