[Beowulf] Grid scheduler for Windows XP

Huw Lynes lynesh at cardiff.ac.uk
Thu Mar 5 03:28:36 EST 2009


On Thu, 2009-03-05 at 01:29 -0500, Sangamesh B wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 
>    Is there a Grid scheduler (only open source, like SGE) tool which
> can be installed/run on Windows XP Desktop systems (there is no Linux
> involvement strictly).
> 
> The applications used under this grid are Native to Windows XP.

Condor would be my first thought. 
http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/

We use it to run batch jobs across our Windows XP desktops. We run the
central manager on a linux box, but you can use Windows for that as
well.

Cheers,
Huw

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