[Gluster-users] [Gluster-devel] Integration of GPU with glusterfs
vbellur at redhat.com
Mon Jan 15 16:59:42 UTC 2018
On Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 12:06 AM, Ashish Pandey <aspandey at redhat.com> wrote:
> It is disappointing to see the limitation being put by Nvidia on low cost
> GPU usage on data centers.
> We thought of providing an option in glusterfs by which we can control if
> we want to use GPU or not.
> So, the concern of gluster eating out GPU's which could be used by others
> can be addressed.
It would be definitely be interesting to try this out. This limitation may
change in the future and the higher end GPUs are still usable in data
Do you have more details on the proposed implementation?
> *From: *"Jim Kinney" <jim.kinney at gmail.com>
> *To: *gluster-users at gluster.org, "Lindsay Mathieson" <
> lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com>, "Darrell Budic" <budic at onholyground.com>,
> "Gluster Users" <gluster-users at gluster.org>
> *Cc: *"Gluster Devel" <gluster-devel at gluster.org>
> *Sent: *Friday, January 12, 2018 6:00:25 PM
> *Subject: *Re: [Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Integration of GPU
> with glusterfs
> On January 11, 2018 10:58:28 PM EST, Lindsay Mathieson <
> lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com> wrote:
> >On 12/01/2018 3:14 AM, Darrell Budic wrote:
> >> It would also add physical resource requirements to future client
> >> deploys, requiring more than 1U for the server (most likely), and I’m
> >> not likely to want to do this if I’m trying to optimize for client
> >> density, especially with the cost of GPUs today.
> >Nvidia has banned their GPU's being used in Data Centers now to, I
> >imagine they are planning to add a licensing fee.
> Nvidia banned only the lower cost, home user versions of their GPU line
> from datacenters.
> >Lindsay Mathieson
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