MOSIX can manage Linux clusters, multi-clusters and
Main cluster features
Provides a single-system image.
Automatic resource discovery.
Dynamic workload distribution.
Direct communication between migrated processes.
Migrated (guest) processes run in a sandbox.
Supports live queuing and batch jobs.
Supports the 64-bit X86 architecture.
Automatic installation and configuration.
Can be combined with
Additional multi-cluster features
Clusters can join or leave at any time.
Guest processes move out before disconnecting a cluster.
Clusters can be shared symmetrically or asymmetrically.
Supports different priorities to guest
processes from remote clusters.
Obtaining a Copy
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For All Linux Distributions
The latest 64-bit distribution is
MOSIX-188.8.131.52 for Kernel-3.12
see its changelog.
Configuration and installation instructions are provided in the
README and the
User's and Administrator's guides.
Other MOSIX-3 distributions can be found
Older MOSIX-2 distributions for 32/64-bit can be found
A cluster monitoring package that works with MOSIX can be found
RPMs for openSUSE
Other RPMs for openSUSE, including
MOSIX-2 RPMs for both 32/64-bit can be found
To add the SUSE-MOSIX repository, run:
To install, run:
zypper install kernel-mosix mosix-utils
Virtual Clusters on Linux and Windows
The latest 64-bit distribution of a pre-installed
based on VMware server, Debian 4.0 and MOSIX-184.108.40.206 (64-bit),
can be used to create a MOSIX virtual cluster on Linux and/or
Installation instructions are provided
Older images can be found
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