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From Ravi Mutyala <r...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: What should I do with a 48-node cluster
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2012 04:26:40 GMT
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!




On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:01 PM, Chris Folsom <jcfolsom@pureperfect.com>wrote:

>
>
>
> Who cares! 48 nodes = 1 node per hour the world has left. Take delivery
> now and write a personal check. : )
>
>
>   -------- Original Message --------
>  Subject: Re: What should I do with a 48-node cluster
>  From: Mark Kerzner <mark.kerzner@shmsoft.com>
>  Date: Wed, December 19, 2012 10:35 pm
>  To: user@hadoop.apache.org
>
>  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.
>
> Mark
>
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 9:32 PM, Mapred Learn <mapred.learn@gmail.com>
> 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 :)
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Dec 19, 2012, at 7:29 PM, Mark Kerzner <mark.kerzner@shmsoft.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>  Sure, I love hardware, but aren't the hosting costs prohibitively high?
>
> Mark
>
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 9:23 PM, Mohammad Tariq <dontariq@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>  Hello sir,
>
>      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.
>
>
> Best Regards,Tariq
> +91-9741563634
>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 8:47 AM, Mark Kerzner <mark.kerzner@shmsoft.com>
> wrote:
>  Hi,
>
> 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?
>
> Thank you. Sincerely,
> Mark
>

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