[Beowulf] Reliable Job Queueing and Notification

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Thu Oct 18 06:48:30 PDT 2007

Reuti wrote:
> Hi,
> Am 16.10.2007 um 16:08 schrieb Sean Ward:
>> I've started work on a web service which contains several potentially 
>> long running processing steps (molecular dynamics), which are perfect 
>> to farm out to the fairly large (90 node) Beowulf I have access to. 
>> The primary issue is translating requests from the event driven web 
>> service, to job queues, and back again upon completion. Specifically, 
>> the major queuing systems I have immediate access to (Sun Grid Engine 
>> and Condor) only support e-mail based notification of job completion. 

A mix of web services and a back end cluster with SGE?
Sounds like a job for DRMAA to me.


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