ubuntu + oscar clusters?

Johnneylee Rollins johnneylee.rollins at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 16:48:36 UTC 2010


On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 4:49 PM,  <calcpage at aol.com> wrote:
> I am wondering if anyone out there has experience setting up an OSCAR
> cluster over Ubuntu?  See
> http://svn.oscar.openclustergroup.org/trac/oscar
>
> OSCAR is a clustering bundle built around openMPI that can be installed
> on top of your current distro.  I haven't tried it, but it looks
> interesting.  I recently tried using
> http://www.rocksclusters.org/wordpress which automates the install
> process by taking over the whole partition table on each node of the
> cluster installing some sort of paired down version of RHEL like
> CentOS.  Rocks has a lot of other restrictions like making eth0 private
> and eth1 public.  I just can't get into it!
>
> So, now that I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 64bit on 25 dual-core AMD
> Athons, I thought I could try out OSCAR instead.  I'd like to get an
> hdd installed cluster that acts something like the pelicanHPC CD which
> uses openMPI+MPITB+Octave to write parallel code in Octave (like
> MATLAB).
>
The almighty Google reveals http://indivica.com/?page_id=123 among a
whole slew of others.

~SpaceGhost




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