[Lustre-discuss] Are there recommended CPUs for Lustre servers?

Oleg Drokin green at whamcloud.com
Tue Dec 6 22:57:14 PST 2011


On Dec 6, 2011, at 3:44 PM, Sebastian Gutierrez wrote:
> Is there any recommendations on whether or not to use 6core Intel CPUs for the Lustre OSS or MDS nodes?  

While on MDs you do want to have as powerful machine as you can since there is only one,
I think cpu is not a bottleneck on OSSes.
Of course you still can install faster CPUs on OSSes, but I think your money would be better spent on memory instead.

Oleg Drokin
Senior Software Engineer
Whamcloud, Inc.

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