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Linux.com: A Survey of Open Source Cluster Management Systems

Sep 25, 2006, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by M. Shuaib Khan)

"In computing world, the term 'cluster' refers to a group of independent computers combined through software and networking, which is often used to run highly compute-intensive jobs. With a cluster, you can build a high-speed supercomputer out of hundreds or even thousands of relatively low-speed systems. Cluster management software offers an easy-to-use interface for managing clusters, and automates the process of queuing jobs, matching the requirements of a job and the resources available to the cluster, and migrating jobs across the cluster. Here's an introduction to five open source CMS applications..."

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