[Beowulf] Re: failure trends in a large disk drive population
csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Feb 22 21:31:44 PST 2007
On Thu, 22 Feb 2007, Robin Harker wrote:
> So if we now know, (and we have seen similarly spirious behaviour with
> SATA Raid arrays), isn't the real solution to lose the node discs?
Depends on the code you're running, if it hammers local scratch then either
you have to have them or you have to invest in the infrastructure to be able
to provide that through a distributed HPC filesystem instead..
Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager
Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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