[Beowulf] Pretty Big Data

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Sun Jan 24 16:16:42 PST 2016

On 23/01/16 00:33, John Hearns wrote:

> Burst buffer style storage on all your notes, writing down to a cheap,
> slow layer. the traditional parallel filesystem may have its days numbered.

...as long as you have control of the application and can rewrite it to
use some (potentially proprietary) non-POSIX API and have the users
understand & accept what is going on & why.

The rest of us will carry on as before I suspect...

 Christopher Samuel        Senior Systems Administrator
 VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
 Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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