[Beowulf] modern batch management systems

Jeffrey Layton laytonjb at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 11:22:21 PST 2015

I'll join in the fun. I personally like Openlava (www.openlava.org). I've
found it to be tremendously easy to install and manage. Plus I like the
fail-over features and the performance. Also, it's still being actively

Finally, the mailing list is low traffic but there are wonderful people who
help out all the time with questions.


On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 6:35 AM, Chris Samuel <samuel at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:

> 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
> line).
> Best of luck!
> Chris
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