job queue/farm out suggestions

Greg Lindahl glindahl at hpti.com
Tue Jan 9 08:51:22 EST 2001


> I'd like to find out what other "embarassingly parallel" cluster users use
> to farm jobs out.  My jobs are the fitness evaluations of the population
> of a single generation of a genetic algorithm optimization.

I created a system that uses Legion to solve exactly that problem. It
includes most of the features you want. But I should point out that it was
just 150 lines of perl to do the queuing, so it's not rocket science.

-- g


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