[GE users] migrate bdb server

Davide Cittaro davide.cittaro at ifom-ieo-campus.it
Mon Oct 6 15:55:31 BST 2008

On Oct 6, 2008, at 4:43 PM, Ron Chen wrote:

> Yes:
> http://gridengine.info/2007/02/20/migrating-the-qmaster-host-when-local-berkeley-db-spooling-is-used
> Also note that the Berkeley DB data file may not be binary format  
> compatible across different architectures, but dump and load the  
> file to and from plain text will take care of it.

If I only have to migrate the bdb, can I do it without shutting down  
the qmaster/execds? I mean, I possibly freeze the queues and running  
jobs, shut down bdb, dump it, import on the new server, change  
spooling_params in bootstrap file, run the new bdb?


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