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ClusterMonkey: Building Your First Cluster

Apr 14, 2006, 04:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert G. Brown)

[ Thanks to Douglas Eadline for this link. ]

"Getting started with what appears to be a very powerful, very complex idea (in computing, at least) is often a daunting proposition, and cluster computing is no exception. There is so much to learn! So many things can go wrong! It might require new, specialized, expensive hardware and software! Looking over some of the articles on this website can easily reinforce this view, as some of them describe very sophsticated tools and concepts.

"Anybody who has ever tackled a major new computing project is aware of how costs can spiral, energy and time fritter away, and benefits seem unreachably distant in the middle of the mess..."

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