[geeks] Heterogeneous clusters
Joshua D Boyd
jdboyd at cs.millersville.edu
Sat May 4 20:23:53 CDT 2002
On Sat, May 04, 2002 at 10:05:27PM +0100, Chris Byrne wrote:
> Does anyone have any experience with heterogeneous clusters?
> Has anyone here successfully clustered multiple architectures together like
> this? I know there are several projects that can in theory do this, I just
> haven't used any of them.
> Even cooler would be the ability to cluster them running different Os's, but
> I'd say that's a bit much to ask. Fro what I can tell this grid engine stuff
> is junk.
I did something with XML-RPC for fun once. Less than ideal solution though.
I'm given to understand that MPI works across platforms. And, there is a
multiplatform Python/MPI binding. So, write the program in MPI, and
distribute that way? I don't know if it would actually work or not.
Joshua D. Boyd
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