[Beowulf] General cluster management tools - Re: Southampton engineers a Raspberry Pi Supercomputer
hahn at mcmaster.ca
Wed Sep 12 16:52:12 PDT 2012
for the record, setting up ldap is trivial. actually, configuring
a whole cluster with stateless nodes is pretty straight checklist...
> I'd really like to know what challenges people are facing in this area.
> Specific pain points.
funding. vendor lockin/licensing.
lack of design standard for water cooling.
10G switches that freeze under load.
installing and running clusters is easy. it's the other stuff that's hard.
> <plug>Its Bright Cluster Manager. No, I dont work for them but they did
> give me free licences. Yes its pretty good :)</plug>
point-and-click is always being sold like crack: first hit is free ;)
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