[GE users] SGE 5.3 end of life

Andy Schwierskott andy.schwierskott at sun.com
Thu Jun 3 10:00:04 BST 2004


Aaron,

> Will the open source version of 6.0 include the features currently
> available in the 5.3 Enterprise Edition?

Yes.

Andy

> If it does not I need to ensure that our ongoing budget includes
> the cost of 6.0.
>
> Aaron Turner
>
>
>
> 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!
> >
> > http://bioteam.net/dag/gridengine-6-features.html
> >
> > Regards,
> > Chris
> >
> >
> >
> > 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.
> >> http://wwws.sun.com/software/gridware/5.3/index.html
> >>
> >>     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...
> >>
> >>     Cheers,
> >>
> >>     J.C.

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