[Beowulf] hadoop

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 27 04:18:31 PST 2012


On Nov 27, 2012, at 10:19 AM, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:

> Sadly I have no experience in a cluster environment :( I do have my  
> old laptop and hopefully have a 2nd one soon. Is it possible to  
> have a mixed cluster with gluster or hadoop or any other clustering  
> technology which is a hetrogenous cluster in terms of linux  
> machines and mac machines and if someone wants windows machines?


hadoop + laptop?????

hadoop uses reads of 64MB at a time. If you do not have petabytes of  
big data i would assume doing reads of 64MB at a time
at your laptop isn't gonna make things better :)

>
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Andrew Holway  
> <andrew.holway at gmail.com> wrote:
> not as efficient as gluster I would venture.
>
>
> 2012/11/27 Jonathan Aquilina <eagles051387 at gmail.com>
> Hey guys I was looking at the hadoop page and it got me wondering.  
> is it possible to cluster together storage servers? If so how  
> efficient would a cluster of them be?
>
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