[GE users] SGE 5.3 end of life
aaron at cs.york.ac.uk
Thu Jun 3 09:56:07 BST 2004
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Will the open source version of 6.0 include the features currently
available in the 5.3 Enterprise Edition?
If it does not I need to ensure that our ongoing budget includes
the cost of 6.0.
Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> Nope not true.
> Sun marketing may be confused intentionally or otherwise -- I've seen
> this happen before. This may be coming from the fact that all the Sun
> product literature mentions that 5.3 is going EOL -- again this is
> more due to the reason that they have a newer product being released.
> Sun's branded 5.3 product is going away because they announced "N1
> Grid Engine 6.0" on June 1st for general availibility on June 4 or a
> bit later.
> This does not affect the open source project in any way, shape or form
> -- 5.3 still exists and 6.0 will be coming out of beta shortly.
> FYI I've written as much as I have been able to learn about
> Grid Engine 5.3, 6.0 and N1GE 6.0 at this URL, hope it helps!
> John Coldrick wrote:
>> A thousand apologies for apparently living in a hole the last few
>> months, but I've been told by someone I recommended SGE to that
>> apparently 5.3's end of life has been announced and there will be no
>> "free" versions of v6.
>> Is this so? Am I correct in assuming that the Open Source
>> version of SGE will be a snapshot of the 5.3 last release and after
>> Oct 15/2004 it will not be available for download?
>> I've done a search of the mailing list archives but can't find
>> any mention of this...
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