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Re: beowulf with afs

> > Does anyone have expirience with diskless clients and Beowulf? With afs
> > and Beowulf? Are there any benchmarks, that we can run to say it works or
> > not.
> I don't know what kind of set up you are talking about for sure,
> but we do have cambria.doshisha.ac.jp running 240 diskless nodes
> as cluster nodes, running off NFS filesystems.
> regards,
> 	junichi

If you run diskless nodes then distributed filesystems are not going to
very usefull ;) I have not seen any serious benchmarks for all[1] of these
filesystems. Each is largely effected by the topology and technology of 
your cluster.

[1] CODA, OpenAFS, GFS, OpenGFS, Lustre (Am I missing any?).


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