sun grid engine?
stefan.afeldt at mscsoftware.com
Fri Mar 28 04:23:38 EST 2003
i am more familiar with LSF and PBS, but as far as i know in GE you have for
each node at least one Queue, because its a host-based queueing system. So
how do you manage a cluster with 1300 hosts?
> --- Brian LaMere <blamere at diversa.com> wrote:
> > To the point - does anyone actually use Sun's Grid
> > Engine?
> A few examples:
> > and what sort of pro's and con's have they
> > experienced?
> There are many advantages:
> 1. free, opensource
> 2. Tech support from Sun and over 20 3rd party
> 3. Friendly community mailing list support.
> 4. Under active development.
> 5. Supports many OSes (AIX, *BSD, HPUX, IRIX, Linux,
> MacOSX, Solaris, Tru64, NEC SX, Cray, Win2K).
> 6. There are a few web interfaces available.
> 7. Maui scheduler is also available.
> 8. You can configure the SGE deamons to encryt all
> sent via the network.
> 9. etc.
> > Run well?
> > Stable?
> Yes. I used to have over 20,000 jobs submitted to SGE.
> And the largest SGE cluster has 1300 hosts.
> Also, may be you are interested in the bio-cluster
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