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Linux.com: Condor: Building a Linux Cluster on a Budget

Nov 17, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Bruno Gonçalves)

"So you need a lot of computing power but don't want to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a commercial cluster? Or maybe you just have a lot of machines sitting idle that you would like to put to good use? You can build a powerful and scalable Linux cluster using only free software and off-the-shelf components. Here's how.

"To build our cluster we are going to use three pieces of software:

  • "Fedora Code 3
  • "DRBL (Diskless Remote Boot on Linux)
  • "Condor..."

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