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Work, work, wok...

I'll be going to ASTI tomorrow, and that's final. I'm going there to setup the ASTI cluster again and make it available from the outside world via SSH. I'm also thinking of putting a web-based monitoring system and a functional mail server on the master node so that I wouldn't be worrying too much about the cluster and the tests I'm going to be running and leaving there. That way when the tests are finished, I could just recieve an email saying so or even the summary of the results of the test! :)

Anyway, I'm currently drafting a letter for using the Ateneo cluster for the conclusion of my study on a parallel computational load balancing algorithm. I'm struggling to put into words the specific tests I will be running as well as the specific objectives of the study. I might run the tests at the ASTI cluster first, and fine tune the implementation before I write the letter to the administrator of the AGILA HPC cluster.

I'm so pumped up to actually do programming again on a Beowulf cluster that it's almost nerve wracking. I should brush up on my programming skillz, and refamiliarize myself with the libraries so that I won't be having too much trouble implementing a couple of solutions to some test problems. I just hope my skillz can still fare well for the task at hand...

(new expression: w00t! :) )

Chill...

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