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Old 01-26-2009, 07:55 AM   #1
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Thumbs up Lnux networking


Hello,
I am new to linux and I need you folks expert ideas about step-by-step set up and iplementing Load-balanced cluster on two nodes.I want to use Fedora 5 as my main operating system on the master and ClusterKnoppix on my slave node. OpenMosix will be use as the middleware.
Thanks!
 
Old 01-26-2009, 08:12 AM   #2
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I can't help you with your request but you might keep the following in mind:

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The openMosix Project has officially closed as of March 1, 2008
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Old 01-26-2009, 10:05 AM   #3
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On top of that... Fedora 5? That's what 3 year's old now and atleast what 2 and a half years since it's had any updates (consider the security implications of that). I dunno much about clustering in honesty since I do not deal with it, but generally it's good to try and stay up to date as possible. If this is for server cluster I'd highly advise checking out CentOS or Debian options or atleast some form server based distribution, not a desktop one like Fedora has become. I couldn't imagine what else would need clustering other then servers to be honest so...
 
Old 01-26-2009, 11:58 AM   #4
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I apologise for the fact that this certainly is not help, but I am intrigued to know why we are getting so many posts recently that go along the lines "I have never done anything with Linux/Unix/anything related before, but I suddenly need to do rather advanced things like clustering"?

Is it 'credit-crunch' related, or is it maybe something to do with timetables in academic institutions?
 
Old 01-26-2009, 03:31 PM   #5
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Is it 'credit-crunch' related, or is it maybe something to do with timetables in academic institutions?
No Mate, people are getting wise that Bill Gates does not own the Internet and you can do more with Linux.
 
Old 01-26-2009, 03:41 PM   #6
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That's the kinda anti-microsoft propaganda that gives me a headache... Meh, you can do anything with any operating system, really. I just hate preaching when really, it's just not needed. It alienates people who may hold an interest and annoys many more...
 
Old 01-26-2009, 03:49 PM   #7
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That's the kinda anti-microsoft propaganda that gives me a headache... Meh, you can do anything with any operating system, really. I just hate preaching when really, it's just not needed. It alienates people who may hold an interest and annoys many more...
Agreed...all any computer is, is a tool. If it gets the job done, who cares? In some cases, Windows is the best solution. Others maybe a Mac...it's not a 'one-size-fits-all' world.

Speaking of tools, you should meet some of my co-workers.
 
Old 01-26-2009, 04:01 PM   #8
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Ok, that told me...

I apologize if I have offended you when I just stated two facts.

Just to set the record straight, I am typing this from a windows XP box.

Yes there is a place for Windows, Linux is not that user friendly at times, and Windows is easy to use, easy to build pretty things for and has the largest market share for a desk top platform.

How's that?
 
Old 01-26-2009, 04:49 PM   #9
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Aloha,
Maybe this How to Forge article can help. It is for Ubuntu but maybe it will give you some ideas on where to look. Hope it helps.
http://www.howtoforge.com/high_avail...apache_cluster

Mahalo
 
Old 01-27-2009, 06:30 AM   #10
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Agreed...all any computer is, is a tool....

Speaking of tools, you should meet some of my co-workers.
Thank you for making my day, but, if you don't mind, I'm in no hurry to take up your geneous offer.

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If it gets the job done, who cares?
In priciple, you are right, of course, but I have to point out that 'getting the job done' is sometimes a more subtle consideration than it is often taken to be. If you could potentially do your work on it, but it is prone to getting viruses, does it get the job done? If you could do your work on it but it crashes a lot, does that get the job done (and before you answer that one, bear in mind that I was once in the position of having a computer that crashed, on average, every 2 to 4 hours and my job depended on running many simulations that took, on average, 2 hours to run).

And, in a slightly deperate attempt to prevent my only contribution to this thread being a 'hijacking' attempt, let me post the following links as a peace offering.

http://lcic.org/
http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/doc...ster-HOWTO.pdf
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/li...ry/l-cluster1/

HTH
 
Old 01-27-2009, 08:00 AM   #11
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If your after security then I'd say Macs get even less comprimises then linux as a whole(root kits are fun...). Still I wouldn't use one as a server unless I was doing something like VOIP. It is still possible to secure windows to near to the same security level of linux, just you have to KNOW windows to really be able to do it... where with linux you just have to KNOW linux to do anything... fact is, if people went around logged in as root on linux all day long browsing the internet their'd probably be a lot more viruses written to take advantage of the bad behaviour like is done in windows, but most linux users know not to do that...

The fact is, I like to have a place that isn't just full of windows haters and is more intune to actually helping people without preaching at them about everything they must do... I mean how many people actually dual boot anyway for their desktops, how many still use windows why complaining about how bad it is at the same time anyways, windows is just easy... sure their are people out their that completely, only use linux, but in realility, most companies are no different to microsoft, you use google? I'd say google is following the same path microsoft did... sure their are greedy huge co-operations, going around crying how much they suck doesn't really change anything at the end of the day, I just find it annoying =/.

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Speaking of tools, you should meet some of my co-workers.
Well we can compare ? here is a bit about the WORST person I have ever had the "pleasure" of working with.

Well this guy... he'd get confused over the identification buttons on servers for reset buttons... And then affirmly believe that he had rebooted said servers when all it did infact did was make a little blue led come on, on the back and front of the server (or flash depending on hardware vendor).

That's one of the favorite I had where I work, that guy no longer is employed by the company thank god. That and his inability to do just about anything technical... he'd spend an hour hand washing cups at the busiest parts of a shift too so he was just completely useless heh.

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