[Beowulf] Does anyone here mix CISC and RISC within their clusters.

Tim Cutts tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Wed Oct 26 23:03:45 PDT 2016

Years ago our cluster was mixed architecture.  At one point it contained four architectures: x86, x86_64, Itanium and Alpha.  It worked fine for us, but our workload is largely embarrassingly parallel and we certainly never tried running MPI jobs across architectures.


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