sun grid engine?

Stefan Afeldt stefan.afeldt at mscsoftware.com
Fri Mar 28 04:23:38 EST 2003


Ron,

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?

Regards, 

Stefan.



> --- Brian LaMere <blamere at diversa.com> wrote:
> > To the point - does anyone actually use Sun's Grid
> > Engine?
>
> A few examples:
> http://wwws.sun.com/software/gridware/case_studies.html
>
> > 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
>    companies.
> 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
> data
>    sent via the network.
> 9. etc.
>
> > Run well?
>
> Yes.
>
> > 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
> setup:
>
> http://bioteam.net/dag/biocluster-diary-1/
>
>  -Ron
>
>
>
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