Experiences in using os-level virtualization for block I/O

@inproceedings{Huang2015ExperiencesIU,
  title={Experiences in using os-level virtualization for block I/O},
  author={Dan Huang and Jun Wang and Qing Liu and Jiangling Yin and Xuhong Zhang and Xunchao Chen},
  booktitle={PDSW '15},
  year={2015}
}
Today, HPC clusters commonly use Resource Management Systems such as PBS and TORQUE to share physical resources. These systems enable resources to be shared by assigning nodes to users exclusively in non-overlapping time slots. With virtualization technology, users can run their applications on the same node with low mutual interference. However, the overhead introduced by the virtual machine monitor or hypervisor is too high to be accepted, because efficiency is key to many HPC applications… Expand
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