[Beowulf] Poor man's SANS - THANK YOU!!!!!!
mhyoung at valdosta.edu
Tue Feb 15 06:56:03 PST 2005
Thank you so much to everyone who replyed.
All the info ya'll previded should keep me busy
for some time. :)
again, thank you all very much.
Rob Ross wrote:
>PVFS2 (http://www.pvfs.org/pvfs2) is my favorite option for this :). My
>group at ANL along with Clemson University and Ohio Supercomputer Center
>and others are developing this. It's entirely open source and open
>development, and is in production use at ANL, OSC, and the University of
>Utah CHPC, among other places.
>GFS (http://www.redhat.com/software/rha/gfs/) is another; I believe that
>RPMs are available for it now through one source or another. This used to
>be Sistina's product, who was subsequently bought by RedHat. I'm sure
>this is used in production in many business environments, and we use it at
>ANL also. Can someone provide a URL for this one?
>Lustre (www.lustre.org) is another option. This one is heavily funded by
>the DOE ASC laboratories and is in use on some very large parallel
>machines. But unless you have a relationship with CFS you can only get a
>crippled version of the source, so it's probably not a good option for
>average joe. If they change their policy on releasing source code, this
>would be worth reconsidering.
>Rob Ross, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Lab
>On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, michael young wrote:
>>Can I use beowulf or some other Linux cluster or HA Linux solution
>>to pool harddrive space together from differrent computers to make a
>>kinda "poor man's SANS"?
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