[Beowulf] What services do you run on your cluster nodes?
matt at technoronin.com
Mon Sep 22 21:26:28 PDT 2008
On Mon, 22 Sep 2008, Bernard Li wrote:
> Ganglia collects metrics from hosts and trends them for the user.
> Most of these metrics need to be collected from the host itself (CPU,
> memory, load, etc.).
> Besides, the footprint of Ganglia is very little. I have yet heard of
> a user complaining that Ganglia uses too much resources. Of course,
> YMMV if you need every last CPU/memory for your job, then you should
> turn everything off at the cost of managing a blackbox.
Well, the folks I talked to at TACC were not enthusiastic about the amount
of resources ganglia uses. I will agree that there is a lot of unecessary
stuff that goes on, like converting everything to and from XML for each
It's not what I know that counts.
It's what I can remember in time to use.
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