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SearchOpenSource: Linux Cluster Security: False Alarms and Real Threats

Aug 27, 2006, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by MiMi Yeh)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"How do you go about installing and configuring Linux for clusters?

"Don Becker: Most Linux distributions are not set up to be cluster operating systems. However, you can use them as the basis for 'classic Beowulf' clusters, where a full distribution is loaded onto each machine. You'll need to add and configure management utilities and, perhaps, communications libraries. It is challenging to convert a workstation-oriented or stand-alone server distribution into a cluster because the management tools must match the specific distribution..."

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