[Mono-dev] questions about cluster computing

Rafael Teixeira monoman at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 22:18:48 EDT 2007

Since 1.2 Mono has support to start "services" (daemons), that could
be responsible for honoring the remoting requests.

man mono-service

for more details.


On 4/6/07, Louis R. Marascio <louis at fitnr.com> wrote:
> Travis Miller <raphtee at gmail.com> wrote:
> >in a previous life as a physics postdoc, I wrote quite a bit of cluster
> >computing code (mostly stuff for lattice quantum field theory) using MPI and
> >C.  Lately I have been revisiting some of this code using C#.  I have
> >written some simple pde solvers using c# and have been very impressed with
> >the performance.  Now I am trying to using the features in
> >System.Runtime.Remoting to distribute the load among several machines.  I
> >can get it to work, but I have to run from machine to machine and start the
> >code manually.  In the linux cluster world (thanks to tools like rsh or ssh)
> >you could start the executables remotely.  Is there some way I can
> >accomplish this using mono?
> Travis,
> Why can't you use ssh to start the mono application prior to attempting
> a remoting connection. Alternatively, I suspect you could hack together
> some inetd fun to start your mono process when the super server sees a
> connection on a given port. I've not done anything similar, but it would
> be no different than any other daemon.
> As far as I know there are no built-in facilities in mono or .NET for
> this, nor do I believe there should be.
> Best regards!
> Louis
> --
> Louis R. Marascio - www.fitnr.com
> ... fixed in the next release ...
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