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Joe Stone August 7, 2000 15:40

star-hpc on workstation cluster
 
hi,

is anybody using star-hpc on a workstation cluster? if so - what's about performance on what kind of system (network / workstation / operating system / how many cpu's ...).

thank's Joe

Jeff Hank August 9, 2000 13:06

Re: star-hpc on workstation cluster
 
Joe,

I use STAR-HPC on a non-dedicated cluster of HP workstations. The workstations are a mix of C360's and C3000's, but are all running 10.20. The network is 100BaseT through a hub. I've run from 2 to 16 processors for my jobs, and normally run 8. Depending on the time of day I get 60 to 80% processor utilization with 8 CPUs. On the weekends when no one else is on the network, I can get up to 90%.

Jeff


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