[Beowulf] non-stop computing Message-ID:
Greg at keller.net
Wed Oct 26 08:48:21 PDT 2016
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:52:13 -0400
From: Joe Landman <landman at scalableinformatics.com>
To: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: Re: [Beowulf] non-stop computing
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Licensing might impede this ... Usually does.
On 10/26/2016 09:50 AM, Prentice Bisbal wrote:
> There is a amazing beauty in this simplicity.
> On 10/25/2016 02:46 PM, Gavin W. Burris wrote:
>> Hi, Michael.
>> What if the same job ran on two separate nodes, with IO to local
>> scratch? What are the odds both nodes would fail in that three week
>> period. No special hardware / software required. Simple. Done.
The Mainframe world went this way. But then had to decide what happens if
you get different answers. You need a third node to verify which one is
wrong or if it's just a broken application (3 unique answers).
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