single-system image clustering obsolete?

Jonas Trollvik jontro at
Tue Jul 17 04:25:38 PDT 2007

This is already mentioned/discussed in the following thread:
Jonas Trollvik
On 7/17/07, Ed <df at> wrote:
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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