"When most people think of Linux clusters, they think they are
used for load-balancing purposes only. Yet, that's not the only
functionality that makes Linux clusters on par with mainframes or
high-end, mid-range Unix servers for many jobs. In this tip, I'll
examine Linux cluster options and similar server approaches, like
"First, let me define the basic cluster, which is a server farm
that acts as a front-end and distributes data to backend
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