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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] first cluster
From: Douglas Guptill (douglas.guptill_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-15 20:24:12


On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 04:27:11PM -0400, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> On Jul 9, 2010, at 12:43 PM, Douglas Guptill wrote:
>
> > After some lurking and reading, I plan this:
> > Debian (lenny)
> > + fai - for compute-node operating system install
> > + Torque - job scheduler/manager
> > + MPI (Intel MPI) - for the application
> > + MPI (OpenMP) - alternative MPI
> >
> > Does anyone see holes in this plan?
>
> HPC is very much a "what is best for *your* requirements" kind of
> environment. There are many different recipes out there for
> different kinds of HPC environments.

Very wise words.

We will be running only one application, and have one, maybe two, users.

> What you listed above is a reasonable list of meta software
> packages.

Thanks,
Douglas.

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