[Beowulf] Tools for graphing (creating graphics of) execution sequences

Eric Thibodeau kyron at neuralbs.com
Fri Mar 10 00:04:10 EST 2006


Hi Fred,

	Thanks a mil for this insight. Actually, it's the first time I see someone 
refer to project management as being similar to parallel processing. In fact, 
the optimisation of projects, with critical paths, milestones, simultaneous 
ends/beginings and dependancy makes of this approach quite convinient... now 
if only I could find a tool that is scaled to CPU times ;)

	The Gantt chart was definately what I was thinking of...without even knowing 
it. Thanks!

Eric

Le Jeudi 9 Mars 2006 17:35, Fred L Youhanaie a écrit :
> 
> Hi Eric,
> 
> Eric Thibodeau wrote:
> > The "gists" of it:
> > 	I need to generate graphics of execution sequences to explain how a 
process 
> > (ie: sGA, sMOGA) runs sequentially and then show where and how this 
process 
> > can be split up. The graphics I am thinking of are traditionally 
horizontal 
> > bars which are usually split up into multiple parallel sub-portions as the 
> > process gets dissected by the author...me ;) . These bars can be commented 
> > with either time ticks, variable names, zoomed portions, etc.
> 
> This sounds like a gantt chart (project plan) to me.
> Have you looked at GanttProject - http://ganttproject.org/ I had a play 
> with it about 18 months ago, but have never used it for real work.
> 
> HTH
> 
> Cheers
> f.
> 
> P.S. At work I use a windows based non open source one :-( which will 
> let you split tasks and have a finer time resolution.

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