[Beowulf] Grid scheduler for Windows XP

Sangamesh B forum.san at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 03:57:29 EST 2009

Thanks Huw for your suggestion.

By batch jobs did you mean only serial jobs?

Is anybody successful running SGE on cygwin like environment on
Windows machines? (Both master & execution hosts)


On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 3:28 AM, Huw Lynes <lynesh at cardiff.ac.uk> wrote:
> 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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