[Beowulf] SGI to offer Windows on clusters

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Thu Apr 12 23:32:37 PDT 2007

laytonjb at charter.net wrote:
> Rich,
> I know that Platform (LSF), Altair (PBS), and Cluster Resources (MOAB) have
> solutions that do this. I started to look at them at my previous job. Not too
> bad in general. I also know that Joe Landman at Scalable Informatics also
> has a web interface (SWICE?) that he offers his customers.
> I also recently got an email about some kind of interface for CFD codes that
> allows you to easily submit jobs to various schedulers and watch the progress
> of the run (you could even do a simple plot if you wanted). I can't remember the
> name of it and it's on my home box right now.
> I think an API, whatever it looked like, that could submit jobs to various schedulers,
> was simple to use, simple to add other applications would work well. 

Probably DRMAA ?
There are bindings for Perl, Python, Java, C and .NET

SGE specific:

This looks interesting:  http://sourceforge.net/projects/opendsp
I don't know how active it is.

      John Hearns
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      Streamline Computing,
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