[GE users] I know qmon in GE 5.3 - change?

Chris Croswhite csc at cadence.com
Thu Nov 10 23:17:56 GMT 2005


expected release date?

On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 15:06, Daniel Templeton wrote:
> 1) Nope.  qmon is still qmon.  It's been extended to accomodate the new
> 6.0 features, but it looks and works the same.
> 
> 2) 6.0u6 is the version to use today.  6.0u7 is coming soon, though. 
> (That's the snapshot2 you saw mentioned.)  6.0u7 will focus on
> performance and scalability, so it may be worth upgrading to once it
> comes out.
> 
> 3) Gee. There are a lot of changes.  The big ones are:
> 
> a) cluster queues -- queues that span multiple hosts
> b) new communication infrastructure -- no more commd
> c) multi-threaded qmaster -- faster and more responsive
> d) BDB -- spool to a database instead of just to files
> e) DRMAA -- programmatic API for job handling in C or Java language
> 
> Did I miss anything?
> 
> Daniel
> 
> Peter Toft wrote On 11/10/05 23:56,:
> 
> >Hi guys
> >
> >I know GridEngine 5.3 - and I have been using qmon
> >(as well as the command-line tools). I want to upgrade to a newer GE 
> >version for RHEL3. I have a few questions which some of you might be able 
> >to comment for me;
> >1) Has there been made any radical change to qmon since 5.3?
> >   Generally the 5.3 version it seems lika a "kinda old" program and
> >   could deserve a new Qt or GTK design.
> >2) which version would you recommend to upgrade to? I see that 
> >   you discuss 6.2 snapshots now :)
> >3) Is there a URL (or can you here) describe the major changes
> >   from 5.2->6.0->6.x?
> >
> >Thanx!
> >   
> >
> >Peter Toft, Ph.D. [pto at linuxbog.dk] http://pto.linux.dk
> >
> > Audience:  What do you want, Eric?
> > Eric:  I want to live in a world where software doesn't suck.
> > Richard:  Any software that isn't free sucks.
> > Linus:  I'm interested in free beer.
> >
> >  
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