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Re: What should I do with a 48-node cluster
Mohammad Tariq 2012-12-20, 05:44
I totally agree with Mapred Learn.

Best Regards,
Tariq
+91-9741563634
On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 9:56 AM, Ravi Mutyala <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I would install openstack and do all the testing for your product on local
> cluster. You wont need big network pipes to the WWW for a test cluster, so
> you need not worry too much about hosting!
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> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:01 PM, Chris Folsom <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
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>> Who cares! 48 nodes = 1 node per hour the world has left. Take delivery
>> now and write a personal check. : )
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>>   -------- Original Message --------
>>  Subject: Re: What should I do with a 48-node cluster
>>  From: Mark Kerzner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>>  Date: Wed, December 19, 2012 10:35 pm
>>  To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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>>  I am toying with exactly that idea. My startup does Hadoop eDiscovery,
>> only we usually do it on EC2. Getting down to earth is exciting but
>> worrying.
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>> Mark
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>> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 9:32 PM, Mapred Learn <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> wrote:
>>  What about investing this cluster in a startup if u hv some
>> awesomeideas :)
>> Who knows how much you might gain over next few years :)
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>> Sent from my iPhone
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>> On Dec 19, 2012, at 7:29 PM, Mark Kerzner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> wrote:
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>>  Sure, I love hardware, but aren't the hosting costs prohibitively high?
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>> Mark
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>> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 9:23 PM, Mohammad Tariq <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> wrote:
>>  Hello sir,
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>>      If you think the deal fits in your budget, better go for it. It's
>> just a 1 time investment and provides you more control on your cluster
>> than AWS. You can get your hands dirty with some config & admin stuff as
>> well, in case you haven't touched that part yet. But, go for it iff you
>> are totally confident about the machines and the person you are dealing
>> with.
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>> Best Regards,Tariq
>> +91-9741563634
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>> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Mark Kerzner <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> wrote:
>>  Hi,
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>> Someone wants to give me (OK, sell, but for the cheap) a 48-node cluster
>> of decent blades, a few years old. Should I even thy to think of what to
>> do with them, given that one can use dedicated servers and Amazon's EC2?
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>> Thank you. Sincerely,
>> Mark
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