[Linux-cluster] Can I build a computer cluster based on RedHat Desktop edition?

Digimer linux at alteeve.com
Mon Dec 5 01:36:16 UTC 2011

On 12/04/2011 08:33 PM, bin xu wrote:
> Thanks. I just want to run some MPI based computing codes.
>  Thanks
> Bin
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> Subject: Re: [Linux-cluster] Can I build a computer cluster based on RedHat Desktop edition?
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> On 12/04/2011 07:18 PM, Bin wrote:
>> I am a beginner -:) and want to build a PC clusters based on Redhat
>> linux for running my parallel codes. please help...
>> Thanks
> Performance clustering most often a per-application question, not one
> that can be generalized too well. These tend to be pretty
> distro-agnostic and generally rely on specialized tools running on nodes.
> A classic example is a video render farm where a master node cuts up a
> series of frames, hands them off to a node in the farm to render,
> repeats for the various other parts of the movie, collects the finished
> frame and stiches them together into a single movie. Similar concepts
> can be applied to decryption, compilation and so on.
> So, tell us what you are trying to do, specifically.

Please reply to the mailing list. Discussions like this can help other
people later when they're archived and searchable.

You will want to take a look at the OpenMPI project. I've not used it,
but it should give you what you need to get started.


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