Beowulf & VMWare
becker at scyld.com
Wed Oct 30 11:27:15 PST 2002
On Wed, 30 Oct 2002, Marquardt, Paul wrote:
> The organization I work for has been toying with the idea of server
> One of the scenarios presented by the group was to build a Beowulf cluster
> and use VMWare GSX Server to partition it.
Paul, I hope you read the list -- my direct email to you @okdhs.org failed.
> This solution seems to offer endless ideas of distributed processing and the
> ability to run multiple operating systems on a large clustered platform.
We've done that to a limited extent. The VM license was the main
limit, and we didn't have a customer requirement spend more time on it.
A more common thing to do is to run virtual cluster node in a VM-Ware
virtual machine, which works very well.
Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation http://www.scyld.com
410 Severn Ave. Suite 210 Scyld Beowulf cluster system
Annapolis MD 21403 410-990-9993
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