Re: Building server-farm
From: Indrek Kruusa
Date: Mon Mar 14 2005 - 15:24:53 EST
> I'm looking for a way to connect multiple linux systems
> into one big machine (server-farm) and I can't find any
> way of enabling it in kernel.
It seems that you have to analyse your problem a bit more.
There are 5 main types of clusters (or server-farms as you call it):
- parallel computing
- high availability
- load balancing
- storage cluster
- database cluster
Of course these overlap in functionality but so they say :) In many
cases those goals are achievable with "share nothing" in kernel level:
lam/mpi, ipvs, hartbeat, lvm etc. Well, about filesystems I am not sure
at moment :)
Please analyse your need to create "as it was one big machine" because
maybe it is not the solution you really need.
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