[Beowulf] SGE web frontends

Brian Henerey brian at cmrl.wustl.edu
Fri Feb 4 10:14:02 EST 2005


I don't mean to hijack this thread, but I'd also be interested to know 
if there are any open source web frontends for launching jobs on 
clusters. I've mostly written my own anyway, but if something's out 
there I'd like to know.

Thanks,
Brian Henerey


Joe Landman wrote:
> 
> 
> Robert G. Brown wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Matthew Pratola wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Can anyone recommend a simple web frontend for submitting SGE jobs?
>>
>>
>>
>>   http://www.globus.org/
>>
>> One stop shopping.
> 
> 
> Did I miss something?  Was a tongue planted in cheek with this reply?
> 
> As far as I know there are very few web interfaces to running SGE (or 
> LSF, or ...) jobs.  If I am wrong please do provide links/references.
> 
> Globus is not a web interface (last I checked), but a large group of 
> middleware to manage something that looks a lot closer to the definition 
> of a grid than SGE.  SGE is a job scheduler (with a name "engineered" to 
> make you think it is a one-stop-shop as a grid-in-a-box).
> 
> My company is interested in (and we are developing) web portals for end 
> user cluster work, so if you know of any, we would like to hear about 
> them.  Good open-source platforms that are current/supported could be 
> worth looking at (and will save us time/development effort).  There seem 
> to be lots of bits of abandonware in the grid portal/user-interface 
> area.  We don't want to re-invent wheels, but at the same time, we don't 
> want to adopt abandoned ones either.
> 
> Joe
> 
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