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Re: [K12OSN] OT: Hardware question for thin client



--- Julius Szelagiewicz <julius turtle com> wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Jun 2003, Dennis Daniels wrote:
> > Is anyone using Open Mosix to create render farms for chemical chain
> > renderings/ video/ 3D? I'm of the mind that the more 'super-computers'
> > in a school the more likely students will try to max it out...
> 
> Dennis,
> 	the sane way is to use the *servers* for the cluster and to keep
> the clients simple and cheap. The justification is rather simple: serers
> stay up, terminals wink in and out of existence. beefing up the servers
> makes sense - all gain advantage, beefing up terminals yields no real
> advantage. think *thin* terminal *fat* severs. julius

...and openMosix cluster the "fat servers" on the backend!  Surely someone
out there is at least doing that!!

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