[Beowulf] non-stop computing Message-ID:

Greg Keller Greg at keller.net
Wed Oct 26 08:48:21 PDT 2016

Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:52:13 -0400

From: Joe Landman <landman at scalableinformatics.com>

To: beowulf at beowulf.org

Subject: Re: [Beowulf] non-stop computing


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Licensing might impede this ...  Usually does.

On 10/26/2016 09:50 AM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:

> There is a amazing beauty in this simplicity.


> Prentice


> On 10/25/2016 02:46 PM, Gavin W. Burris wrote:

>> Hi, Michael.


>> What if the same job ran on two separate nodes, with IO to local

>> scratch?  What are the odds both nodes would fail in that three week

>> period.  No special hardware / software required.  Simple. Done.


>> Cheers

The Mainframe world went this way.  But then had to decide what happens if
you get different answers.  You need a third node to verify which one is
wrong or if it's just a broken application (3 unique answers).
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