Fwd: [PBS-USERS] Annoucement: PBSWeb Software Available for download

Ron Chen ron_chen_123 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 25 11:48:20 EDT 2001


--- Paul Lu <paullu at cs.ualberta.ca> wrote:
> Date:   Tue, 24 Jul 2001 16:24:29 -0600
> From: Paul Lu <paullu at cs.ualberta.ca>
> To: pbs-users at pbspro.com
> CC: Christopher Pinchak <pinchak at cs.ualberta.ca>
> Subject: [PBS-USERS] Annoucement:  PBSWeb Software
> Available for download
> 
> We are pleased to announce that PBSWeb, a Web-based
> GUI for the Portable
> Batch System (PBS), can now be downloaded in Beta
> form.  We call this
> first public release of PBSWeb the Beta
> Big-Ugly-Tar-File (BUTF) release.
> 
> We call this the BUTF because there are still many
> rough edges to the
> software (e.g., non-functional Help system, code
> needs cleaning up).
> A more polished 1.0 release will occur in the next
> few weeks.
> 
> Our Web site:
>    http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~paullu/PBSWeb/
> 
> Download Software:
>   
>
http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~paullu/PBSWeb/pbsweb.butf.release0.9.tar.gz
> 
> gunzip and un-tar this file then read the file
> README.PBSWeb.
> There is an automated way to download and build the
> necessary software.
> 
> Then, please send email to paullu at cs.ualberta.ca so
> that you can be
> added to the PBSWeb mailing list.
> 
> Note that all software written by the PBSWeb Team is
> copyrighted under
> the GNU General Public Licence, Version 2.  Please
> see the copyright
> notices in the various source files (i.e., .html and
> .php files).
> 
> Note that we are NOT affiliated with Veridian
> Systems.
> 
> What is PBSWeb?
> ===============
> 
> PBSWeb is a graphical-user interface (GUI) front-end
> to PBS.  Instead
> of using the commands qsub, qstat, qdel, etc. to
> submit, monitor,
> and remove jobs under PBS, you interact with PBS via
> a Web page.
> Instead of command-line options and job scripts, you
> have pop-up menus
> and a point-and-click interface.
> 
> If you have access to any Web browser (e.g., under
> Unix, Windows, Mac
> OS), you can use PBSWeb to run your jobs.  If you
> are only submitting
> a job to PBS, you do not even have to log onto the
> host machine (i.e.,
> the machine to which you are submitting your PBS
> jobs).
> 
> NOTE:	Developing/writing applications still requires
> logging onto the
> 	host machine.
> 
> Why use PBSWeb?
> ===============
> 
> It is easier to use than the normal PBS Unix
> commands and job scripts.
> 
> Also, PBSWeb maintains a database of past job
> scripts so that it is easy
> to recall a previous job, modify selected
> parameters, and re-submit a job
> to a host computer.  See the papers mentioned below
> for more discussion
> of the motivation behind PBSWeb.
> 
> How do I find out more about PBSWeb?
> ====================================
> 
> Two papers have been included in the tar file under
> directory Papers/
> 
> (1) Currently, we have one published paper on the
> original PBSWeb prototype.
>     This paper is a bit dated now, but it provides
> perspective and motivation.
> 
>     George Ma and Paul Lu.  PBSWeb:  A Web-based
> Interface to to the Portable
>     Batch System.  Proc. 12th IASTED International
> Conference on Parallel
>     and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS),
> pages 24--30, Las Vegas,
>     Nevada, U.S.A., November 6-9, 2000.
> 
>     PDF Format (large, 6.7 MB):
> 
>
http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~paullu/Papers/pbsweb.pdcs2000.pdf
>     Gzipped Postscript (207 KB)
> 
>
http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~paullu/Papers/pbsweb.pdcs2000.ps.gz
> 
> (2) A new paper describing the new, completely
> re-implemented PBSWeb was
>     presented at the High Performance Computing
> Systems and Applications
>     2001 conference in Windsor, Ontario, Canada in
> June 2001.
> 
>     A draft version of this paper has also been
> included in Papers/
> 
> Again, please send email to paullu at cs.ualberta.ca so
> that you can be
> added to the PBSWeb mailing list.
> 
> 
> 	Paul Lu (for the PBSWeb team)
> 
> 
> The PBSWeb team:
> 	George Ma
> 	Victor Salamon
> 	Chris Pinchak
> 	Yaling Pei
> 	Paul Lu
> 	Jonathan Schaeffer
> 	Duane Szafron
> 
> We gratefully acknowledge the support of:
> 	C3.ca (Pioneer Project), MACI, CNS, NSERC
>
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