[Beowulf] statless compute nodes

Douglas Eadline deadline at eadline.org
Wed May 27 18:36:42 PDT 2015

> Hello all,
> I was wondering how stateless node fair with very memory intensive
> applications. Does it simply require you to have a large amount of RAM to
> house your file system and program data? or are there other limitations?

It depends. Warewulf allows hybrid (RAM disk plus NFS) images that can be
pretty small (~ 200 MB). I also have some rather hefty Hadoop images
(Hortonworks HDP 2.2) that are pretty large (~ 3GB).

I mount the applications in /opt under NFS (described previously)


> Thanks,
> Trevor
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