I have 5 PC(s) connected over a LAN through a switch.
I want to connect them to form a HPC cluster. The OS may be any Linux version (currently I have installed Ubuntu 8.10, 9.10 and Fedora 10)
Purpose of the Cluster
1. To execute my C code developed using OpenMP and provide high performance.
2. To act as load balancing cluster for my JSP dynamic web document I developed.
I would prefer to develop one cluster solving both the purposes, but in worst case would expect my cluster to atleast facilitate with the first purpose.
I would also prefer to develop a cluster which does not have a bottleneck of one node which if fails shall imply failure of the whole system. Instead, I want my cluster to continue working with remaining nodes even if few (even the most important) nodes fail...
Help of any kind shall be appreciated.
Thanks and Regards