[Beowulf] modern batch management systems

Chris Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Nov 10 03:35:55 PST 2015

On Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:49:57 PM Mikhail Kuzminsky wrote:

> Which free (and potentially free in a few years) batch systems
> you recommend?

Slurm.  http://slurm.schedmd.com/

It's GPL, flexible, on Github, active development community and we're running 
it on our x86 clusters and our BlueGene/Q with millions of jobs through each 
(except our very latest Intel cluster of course, which only just came on 

Best of luck!
 Christopher Samuel        Senior Systems Administrator
 VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
 Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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