[GE users] Allocating CPUs team wise

Stephan Grell - Sun Germany - SSG - Software Engineer stephan.grell at sun.com
Thu Mar 17 08:56:31 GMT 2005


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What about :
 -  A DRMAA c/ java overview?
 
 For the  advanced admin chapter:
 - configuring policies
- load values
- use cases for different configuration settings.

Stephan     

Reuti wrote:

>What about:
>
>- Checkpointing
>- Custom Startup and Termination methods
>- Instead of just MPI maybe Parallel Setup in general and, well - which of them 
>- as two or three examples for integration:
>  MPICH
>  MPICH2 (4 or more methods for operation)
>  LAM/MPI
>  PVM
>  Linda
>  OpenMP
>  OpenMPI
>  CHARM++
>  GlobalArrays
>
>Appendix A
>
>- Enhancing and tuning SGE output to your custom needs with awk
>
>
>And I would suggest to move the chapters:
>
>- basic unix admin: beginners don't even know things like: TCP ports, uid/gid, 
>user setup
>- intro to hardware: network card, cable, switches
>
>also: RSH, SSH, NIS, NFS and (expert section) PVFS2 for special applications 
>with the need for fast shared scratch space?
>
>to an Appendix B. I hate these books (okay, personal opinion), which start at 
>the fundamental things I already know, when I'm interested in the topics only. 
>A book about SGE should start with some short introduction pages to batch 
>queuing in general and go straight ahead with the installation of SGE.
>
>Cheers - Reuti
>
>
>Quoting Rayson Ho <raysonho at eseenet.com>:
>
>  
>
>>>And hiring an expert is out of the question.
>>>      
>>>
>>You can commercial support instead of hiring an expert... or is that also
>>out of the question :)
>>
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>>>I keep thinking that someone here will suggest a good book, but that has
>>>not happened so far. SGE Administration for Dummies??
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>>>
>>Good idea!! May be someone should contact the publisher about this, since
>>managing an SGE cluster is not just point & click... and, I guess there are
>>many for Dummies books on Windows.
>>
>>The book should include things like:
>>- basic unix admin: beginners don't even know things like: TCP ports,
>>uid/gid,
>>  user setup
>>- intro to hardware: network card, cable, switches
>>- SGE install (*step by step*, with very detail on what can go wrong at
>>each
>>  step)
>>- SGE admin: logs analysis, application integration, accounting
>>- advanced admin: sharetree, max user setup
>>- advanced setup: MPI, license control, multi-site
>>- SGE source code: how to compile, basic source tree directory structure
>>
>>more?
>>
>>Rayson
>>
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