ubuntu + oscar clusters?
calcpage at aol.com
Thu Jun 17 12:45:03 UTC 2010
On Jun 6, 2010, at 12:48 PM, Rollins <johnneylee.rollins at gmail.com>
> 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
>> OSCAR is a clustering bundle built around openMPI that can be
>> 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
>> 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
>> uses openMPI+MPITB+Octave to write parallel code in Octave (like
> The almighty Google reveals http://indivica.com/?page_id=123 among a
> whole slew of others.
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Sorry, I should have been more specific. The link you gave was for
setting up High Availability Cluster to maintain a database of
patients at a hospital.
What I want to do is set up a High Performance Cluster for math and
science related number crunching and some graphics (fractals, ray
tracings, animation, etc).
Please don't send me links, I can search the web myself. I am
wondering if anyone on this mailing list has had experience setting up
such a cluster using Ubuntu.
A. Jorge Garcia
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