[ale] CPU Pools

Vernard Martin vernard at cc.gatech.edu
Tue Apr 1 19:28:11 EST 1997

> Does Linux have the ability to use cpu pools.  You could have 10 486
> machines running Linux and together they would be one large CPU Pool to
> another Linux machine or a machine that could interface with them?

Linux has no particular support for using CPU pools built in. However,
there are packages that do such things for doing batch computing. Check out 
NQS and also the commercial package called LSF (load sharing facility).

hope this helps

Vernard Martin (vernard at cc.gatech.edu) www.cc.gatech.edu/people/home/vernard/
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