Distributed process id

Rocky McGaugh rocky at atipatechnologies.com
Thu Oct 11 06:47:13 PDT 2001

Thara Angskun wrote:

> Dear Jacques,
> You may try a package called KSIX. KSIX is a parallel environment on Beowulf
> cluster. It provides a cluster virtual machine with a cluster APIs for many
> services such as global process control, naming services, ensemble
> management, distributed event services. The APIs allow programmers to easily
> building applications that capitalize the power of Beowulf cluster.
> Currently, KSIX is a part of our full cluster environment called Scalable
> Cluster Environment. You can download software and documentation from
> http://prg.cpe.ku.ac.th/research/sce.
> Regards,
> Thara Angskun
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jacques B. Siboni" <jacsib at lutecium.org>
> To: "Beowulf" <beowulf at beowulf.org>
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2001 1:24 PM
> Subject: Distributed process id
>> Hi all,
>> While attempting to install the bproc package I realized it has not been
>> maintained since april 2000.
>> bproc is a package that masters the distribution of processes to slave
>> machines. Therefore the client process sees only the process id given by
> the
>> master.
>> It is at
>> http://www.beowulf.org/software/bproc.html
>> Do you know what kind of alternative can be used to handle virtual process
> id
>> in order to have a master server which sends requests to cluster machines?
>> Thanks in advance
>> Jacques

KSIX looked cool and i wanted to check it out, but it is built with
different libs than i had, and i couldnt find a srpm for it....oh well.

And bproc's not maintained anymore? Wonder whoever is responsible for
that? *bigevilgrin*

Rocky McGaugh
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