Subject: Re: Install cluster - Please help !!!
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: MLH <email@example.com>
Date: 08/31/2004 17:34:00
> Hi all,
> We are going to setup a cluster of 16 identical nodes and 1 master node.
> We've already have hardware setup now we have to install software to make
> it run as a cluster. The way we want our cluster work is as follows: users
> will send their requests to the master node; master node will distribute
> the requests to the other nodes; the cluster should work with any
> application software. Our problem is we don't know what software we should
> use to make a cluster and
> how to setup a cluster. We would appreciate very much if you could give
> us your advice.
We are running a ~1500cpu cluster
primarily using SOLAR
for linkage analysis. We are running an SGE-enabled version of
SOLAR that manages all compute tasks. Currently the cluster is
composed of MP Athlons and a few experimental Opteron boxes running
(I'm not directly involved with the cluster)