Cluster Computing [chapter]

Mark Baker, John Brooke, Ken Hawick, Rajkumar Buyya
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Generally a workstation will be "owned" by, for example, an individual, a groups, a department, or an organisation. They are dedicated to the exclusive use by the "owners". This ownership often brings problems when attempting to form a cluster of workstations. Typically, there are three types of "owner": • Ones who use their workstations for sending and receiving mail or preparing papers, such as administrative staff, librarian, theoreticians, etc. • Ones involved in software development, where
more » ... the usage of the workstation revolves around the edit, compile, debug and test cycle.
doi:10.1007/3-540-44681-8_100 fatcat:cr6rpynstjgufacwbmciciriha