UNC Chapel Hill libraries has allocated 8 VMs for testing Fedora cluster configurations.
|testing as 4 and 8 node cluster
|Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2690 @ 2.90GHz
|GNU/Linux 3.11.0-12-generic x86_64
|only setting JVM max, 4GB real memory per server
|this persistence area /data is ext4 (/ partition is 12GB)
|Is a certain level of throughput to disk an important part of the test?
|This is particularly important for clustered operation.