Server product kernel requirements

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Wed Oct 30 18:42:22 UTC 2013


On 10/30/2013 06:39 PM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 06:32:26PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>>>> Massive 4096 multi-cored CPU machines with terabytes of DRAM and
>>>> petabytes of storage, or more commodity style hardware used in
>>>> heterogeneous environments, etc.
>>> The latter. We'd want a separate HPC group for 512+ core machines.
>> I dont see why so please explain?
> HPC is kind of a special case, where performance trumps all else. It would
> be pretty awesome to see a Fedora product based around that. It could have
> ATLAS packages that dynamically build from source as designed, for one
> thing. As heretical as this sounds, SELinux might be off on the nodes, and
> so on.
>

Still not seeing why that product could not be one of the server 
products or strong argument for it being in it's own group.

JBG


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