Head node of scyld cluster.
becker at scyld.com
Fri Nov 17 12:33:33 PST 2000
On Fri, 17 Nov 2000, Jeff Largent wrote:
> With the scyld cluster what is the load on the head node?
> What I'm really looking for is can a much less powerful
> p133 control a small 4 slave cluster of P3 650s?
The answer is always "it depends", but this should work well.
Our performance target was for a single master to control about 100 slaves
for an application that scales well on a cluster of that size.
We tested the 64 slave nodes using the cluster originally at GSFC and now at
Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation http://www.scyld.com
410 Severn Ave. Suite 210 Second Generation Beowulf Clusters
Annapolis MD 21403 410-990-9993
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