Need comments about cluster file systems
Philippe Blaise - GRENOBLE
pblaise at cea.fr
Mon Nov 18 02:02:19 PST 2002
24 compute nodes is a desk cluster :-) ; but the ratio 1.5 compute / IO nodes
is quite high.
What about 100 compute nodes : do you really need 60 I/O nodes to achieve a
good throughput - or 16 I/O nodeswill be still ok ?
Kumaran Rajaram wrote:
> More information regarding the PVFS performance can be obtained from the
> site below:
> It is interesting to note the read/write performance to scale well for
> 16 I/O nodes.
> -- Kumaran Rajaram, Mississippi State University --
> kums at cs.msstate.edu <http://www.cs.msstate.edu/~kums>
> On Fri, 15 Nov 2002, Jeff Layton wrote:
> > Philippe Blaise - GRENOBLE wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Are there some figures about PVFS perfs over SCI and/or Myrinet ?
> > Sure (Myrinet):
> > http://parlweb.parl.clemson.edu/pvfs/miami2000/miami2000_01.html
> > http://parlweb.parl.clemson.edu/pvfs/el2000/extreme2000.html
> > --
> > Jeff Layton
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