[GE users] GE versions (Windows support)

Andy Schwierskott andy.schwierskott at sun.com
Fri Mar 18 14:44:20 GMT 2005


Hi,

the Windows exeuction and submit host support as well as ARCo (Accounting
and Reporting Console) are part of Sun's N1 Grid Engine software. They are
not part of the open source.

Andy

> Maybe the rumor came from me! Not sure but conversations I've had in the 
> (long ago) past with various Sun/SGE folks mentioned that "windows execution 
> host" support was something that (along with N1GE ARCO) would be a value-add 
> feature that Sun develops internally, adds on top of SGE6 and uses to 
> differentiate their product from the free version. I'm in favor of this type 
> of development becauase I'd like to see Sun make some money off a wonderful 
> product. Until N1GE has a pile of layered features not available in the free 
> version this is kind of an uphill battle for Sun sales.
>
> So if windows exechost support is not N1GE-only I'm probably one of the rumor 
> spreaders - apologies for that.
>
> -Chris
>
>
>
> Ron Chen wrote:
>> We will get WinXP support in SGE 6.0u4 (see Sun's
>> product page), and I am 100% sure that it is also
>> availible in the opensource version, since I saw the
>> code!
>> 
>> BTW, where did you get that rumor from? :)
>> 
>>  -Ron
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --- Dan Gruhn <Dan.Gruhn at Group-W-Inc.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> I've heard rumor that Windows XP support will only
>>> be in the commercial
>>> version.  Can anyone confirm or deny this?

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