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



:-) Yes... I think you and I are saying the same thing...

Don't cluster the clients, just the servers.

--- Shawn Austin <austinsr uindy edu> wrote:
> The problem with that is if an openmoxis node is rebooted, it will 
> generally kill the application and hang the machine that it was launched 
> from.  A server cluster makes much more sense for things like this.

> James Jensen wrote:
> 
> >--- 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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