single-system image clustering obsolete?

Ed df at
Tue Jul 17 04:00:10 PDT 2007

Hello everyone,

I have just read the end-of-life announcement of OpenMosix (a Linux extension 
for single-system image clustering that allows building a cluster from 
ordinary networked computers).

What hit me is the reason:

The increasing power and availability of low cost multi-core processors is 
rapidly making single-system image (SSI) Clustering less of a factor in 
computing. The direction of computing is clear and key developers are moving 
into newer virtualization approaches and other projects.

Isn't SSI a major goal of DragonFly?

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