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Linux Magazine: The Coming of Diskless Clusters

Oct 13, 2005, 10:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Layton)

"With advances in many facets of networking, diskless clusters are now quite practical. Better yet, nodes without local storage are cheaper to build and cheaper to maintain. Here's a survey of the relevant technologies and techniques.

"The world of clusters is fun and unique because there are so many ways to customize the design and implementation of your cluster. One design that's becoming increasingly popular is the diskless cluster--that is a cluster with no hard drives in the compute nodes..."

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