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Re: [vox-tech] beowulf cluster

on Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 03:34:44PM +0000, Eric Engelhard (eric_cl@pacbell.net) wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 03:08:25PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > begin Ryan Detert <rcdetert@ucdavis.edu> 
> > > 
> > > I am looking for a good howto or a really clear book on setting up a 
> > > beowulf cluster.
> > 
> > there's a beowulf howto, but it looks abandoned.  the copy i have was
> > last updated in 1998.   there's a book on beowulf clusters in the lugod
> > library, and it was good at the basics, but not very detailed when it
> > comes to actually setting one up.
> Please avoid the software that came with the O'Reilly Beowulf book. Heck,
> avoid the whole book. Even they want to distance themselves from it:
> http://www.oreillynet.com/search/?sp-q=cluster&sp-k=books&search=search

Impressive.  Also a credit to O'Reilly for admitting it was shit.

Anyone have any idea what the substance of the feedback was?


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