[Beowulf] transcode Similar Video Processing on Beowulf?

Gavin W. Burris bug at wharton.upenn.edu
Wed Apr 16 10:21:53 PDT 2014

I think this an interesting distinction, between RPC and simple queues.
RPC relies on a client calling on a known remote server, where simple
queues allow a horde of workers to pull messages off as they are
available.  I can see a use case for either depending on scale.


On Wed 04/16/14 12:59PM -0400, Mark Hahn wrote:
> >successfully) it is now ready to securely manage stuff in the cloud. Our
> >secure remote execution engine is also based on ZMQ/Curve.
> interesting, though queues seem like a potentially odd choice.
> don't you normally want RPC-like behavior, rather than just queueing?
> (I use SSH to provide my secure cloud-enabled RPC mechanism -
> obviously not tuned for low-latency, but OTOH it's ubiquitous and
> solid...)
> thanks, mark hahn.
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Gavin W. Burris
Senior Project Leader for Research Computing
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania

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