[arch-general] Virtualization accross hardware border

Patrick Burroughs (Celti) celti at celti.name
Tue Feb 9 08:23:39 UTC 2016

On Tue, 9 Feb 2016 09:13:28 +0100
Wolfgang Mader <Wolfgang_Mader at brain-frog.de> wrote:
> [snip]
> For my needs, I want to run "usual" software, specifically R, the 
> statistics language. Utlimately, I want to bind several physical
> hosts together to appear as one host on OS level, such that e.g. htop
> would show the total number of cores accross all bound boxes.

What you're describing is a classic clustering environment, like a
Beowulf cluster. Look into something like LinuxPMI/OpenMosix. It'll
never be as smooth as "a single OS on a single logical host across
multiple machines", but it's as close as you'll get.

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