Cluster Urban Legends: Build Your Cluster With Facts Not Fiction
Posted by Ken Farmer, Tuesday June 19 2007 @ 11:45AM EDT
Linux Magazine: Just like there are "urban legends" that never seem to die, so it seems there are "cluster urban legends" that persist even today. We've all seen or heard them -- wacky things people say about HPC clusters. As a service to those entering the cluster HPC (High Performance Computing) community, I've decided to dispel some of my personal favorites. Hopefully, these legends (misconceptions) will eventually fade, but then again, this is the Internet Age. Pay particular attention if you considering building or engineering a cluster. Understanding these key concepts is the first step.
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