[Linux-cluster] hardware suggestions for a simple cluster

Jakub Suchy jakub.suchy at enlogit.cz
Sat Feb 14 14:44:10 UTC 2009

Two simple virtual machines will do the job! I even tried running Vmware
machines as a cluster and XEN inside (=your setup), it works too but it's kind of slow.


Geoffrey wrote:
> I'm hoping to put together a simple two machine cluster with some kind  
> of shared disk.  This is simply so that I can get some hands on  
> experience with a cluster.  The plan is to cluster the two machines,  
> then run xen virtual machines on top of that.
> As I'm self employed, the key here is the best price.  It doesn't have  
> to be the best solution, but a workable one that will give me practical  
> experience.
> Suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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> Until later, Geoffrey
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