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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Filling in the Gaps Among Linux Clusters, Part 2

[ Thanks to Michael
S. Mimoso
for this link. ]

What shortcomings exist in Linux HPC clustering
technologies today?

“Eric Pitcher: Although clusters are enjoying increasing
popularity, there are several issues that could use improvement,
such as cluster wide job control, checkpoint/restart and job
migration. However, these issues can be overcome through additional
software development.

“Linux Networx and other open source communities are actively
developing solutions to increase the usability of clusters. For
example, we are a key contributor to several open source projects,
such as LinuxBIOS, Lustre and SLURM to increase the manageability,
efficiency and capabilities of Linux clusters…”


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