[Beowulf] Building new cluster - estimate
matt at technoronin.com
Mon Aug 4 17:35:47 PDT 2008
On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, Joe Landman wrote:
> I haven't seen or heard anyone claim xfs 'routinely locks up their system'.
> I won't comment on your friends "sharpness". I will point out that several
> very large data stores/large cluster sites use xfs. By definition, no large
> data store can be built with ext3 (16 TB limit with patches, 8 TB in
> practice), so if your sharp friend is advising you to do this ...
He currently works for a phone company, so the amount of data is quite
large, but the usage pattern is probably quite different. As far as skill
level, I would rate him much higher than any of the folks I work with as
far as being a sysadmin.
So, any good info on kernel configuration when I go to build a new rpm?
There are a huge number of options and you have obviously gone through
them much more recently than I have.
It's not what I know that counts.
It's what I can remember in time to use.
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