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"a very detailed and useful overview of what a Beowulf cluster is, how to plan one, how to build it based on that plan, what factors to consider, and what tools are available for use on a cluster...this book is an excellent resource for administrators wishing to build clusters that are stable and can be optimized for their applications. If you wish to learn how to write applications that work well on clusters then you should review the books listed in the Bibliography. On the other hand, if your goal is to simply get a Beowulf cluster up and running, then this is certainly the book for you." -- Dustin Puryear, 32bitsonline, September 22, 2000

"E Pluribus Unum. 'Out of many, one'. It's a great motto for a nation of states, and a good recipe for a cheap supercomputer. A new O'Reilly book, Building Linux Clusters, by David H. M Spector, explains in practical terms the ways many small Linux computers can work together to solve big problems." --Peter N. Glaskowsky, Microprocessor Report, August 28, 2000

"..a very detailed and useful overview of what a Beowulf cluster is, how to plan one, how to build it based on that plan, what factors to consider, and what tools are available for use on a clusteran excellent resource for administrators wishing to build clusters that are stable and can be optimized for their applications. If you wish to learn how to write applications that work well on clusters then you should review the books listed in the Bibliography. On the other hand, if you goal is to simply get a Beowulf cluster up and running, then this is certainly the book for you."-- Dustin Puryear, 32bitsonline, Sept. 22, 2000