[arch-general] Virtualization accross hardware border

Wolfgang Mader Wolfgang_Mader at brain-frog.de
Tue Feb 9 08:59:24 UTC 2016

On 02/09/2016 09:23 AM, Patrick Burroughs (Celti) wrote:
> 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.
> ~Celti
This sounds like the thing I am after.

Much apprechiated!

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