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LinuxPlanet: Case Study: Clusters and Image Processing, Part II

Mar 25, 2002, 17:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dee-Ann LeBlanc)

"Mark and some of the other technical folk at ImageLinks were experimenting with Linux at home. They began wondering how the application would run on a set of Linux boxes instead of on the SGIs. Their theory was that they would not make much of a gain. However, if the result was comparable, a move to Linux could save them thousands of dollars a year on software and licenses.

"After making their plans, now they had to implement their solutions, which included:

  • "Porting the Application
  • "Implementing the Beowulf Cluster at ImageLinks
  • "Implementing an LVS Cluster with Red Hat Linux
  • "Making Open Source Profits
  • "Creating a Kickstart Automated Installation File for a Cluster
  • "Creating an NFS Installation Server
  • "Implementing LVS Clusters with ssh..."

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