[Beowulf] SGE web frontends
Robert G. Brown
rgb at phy.duke.edu
Fri Feb 4 10:37:02 PST 2005
On Fri, 4 Feb 2005, Brian Henerey wrote:
> I don't mean to hijack this thread, but I'd also be interested to know
> if there are any open source web frontends for launching jobs on
> clusters. I've mostly written my own anyway, but if something's out
> there I'd like to know.
Same topic. The issue is having a web "portal" that manages stuff like
authentication, data transport, job submission/status etc. Running the
submissions through SGE rather than something else is just a detail.
> Brian Henerey
> Joe Landman wrote:
> > Robert G. Brown wrote:
> >> On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Matthew Pratola wrote:
> >>> Hi all,
> >>> Can anyone recommend a simple web frontend for submitting SGE jobs?
> >> http://www.globus.org/
> >> One stop shopping.
> > Did I miss something? Was a tongue planted in cheek with this reply?
> > As far as I know there are very few web interfaces to running SGE (or
> > LSF, or ...) jobs. If I am wrong please do provide links/references.
> > Globus is not a web interface (last I checked), but a large group of
> > middleware to manage something that looks a lot closer to the definition
> > of a grid than SGE. SGE is a job scheduler (with a name "engineered" to
> > make you think it is a one-stop-shop as a grid-in-a-box).
> > My company is interested in (and we are developing) web portals for end
> > user cluster work, so if you know of any, we would like to hear about
> > them. Good open-source platforms that are current/supported could be
> > worth looking at (and will save us time/development effort). There seem
> > to be lots of bits of abandonware in the grid portal/user-interface
> > area. We don't want to re-invent wheels, but at the same time, we don't
> > want to adopt abandoned ones either.
> > Joe
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