[Beowulf] Virtual resource manager

Guy Coates gmpc at sanger.ac.uk
Sat Jan 5 06:08:25 PST 2008

andrew holway wrote:
> Hi,
> Id like to find out if there are any projects out there to develop a
> resource manager that can control a virtual cluster. 

You might want to take a look at openqrm as a starting point;


It allows you to dynamically provision virtual or real machine images
onto physical hardware. It will also grow or shrink the pool of virtual
machines in response to changes in "load".



Dr Guy Coates,  Informatics System Group
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