[Beowulf] Fault tolerance & scaling up clusters (was Re: Bright Cluster Manager)
Lux, Jim (337K)
james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Fri May 18 09:49:28 PDT 2018
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On May 17, 2018, at 06:01, Roland Fehrenbacher <rf at q-leap.de> wrote:
>>>>>> "J" == Lux, Jim (337K) <james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov> writes:
> J> The reason I hadn't looked at "diskless boot from a
> J> server" is the size of the image - assume you don't have a high
> J> bandwidth or reliable link.
> This is not something to worry about with Qlustar. A (compressed)
> Qlustar 10.0 image containing e.g. the core OS + slurm + OFED + Lustre is
> just a mere 165MB to be transferred (eating 420MB of RAM
165 MB = 1.3 Gbit
At 64 kbps that's about 6 hrs.
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