Thanks Justin. I launched a 2-node StarCluster with micro instances using the Ubuntu 11.10 EBS AMI yesterday and it worked pretty well.
t1.micro is perfect for testing, esp. with the free tier one can hack StarCluster for a year without spending any $$ at all! :-D
Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine
Scalable Grid Engine Support Program
----- Original Message -----
From: Justin Riley <jtriley_at_mit.edu>
To: Nicolas Pinto <nicolas.pinto_at_gmail.com>
Cc: starcluster <starcluster_at_mit.edu>
Sent: Thursday, January 5, 2012 11:46 AM
Subject: Re: [StarCluster] Using Starcluster with micro instances?
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Just following up, there are new Ubuntu 11.10 EBS volumes available
that should be compatible with t1.micro. That being said, t1.micro's
are not well-suited for any serious cluster computing (1/2 of a
heavily throttled CPU core and 500MB RAM...) so I wouldn't recommend
using them except to test on the cheap....
On 10/03/2011 12:07 PM, Nicolas Pinto wrote:
> Cc'ing the mailing list.
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:18 AM, Nicolas Pinto
> <nicolas.pinto_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Quick question from:
>> There seems to be an issue when trying t1.micro with StarCluster
>> AMIs, e.g.:
>> % ec2-run-instances -key kp ami-bf5eb9d6 -t t1.micro
>> Client.UnsupportedOperation: AMI 'ami-bf5eb9d6' with an
>> instance-store root device is not supported for the instance type
>> I'm having the same issue.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
StarCluster mailing list
Received on Thu Jan 05 2012 - 17:56:29 EST