[GE users] SETI

Mag Gam magawake at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 03:19:35 BST 2008


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If I wanted to share my CPUs and resources, the desktops should have
the same mount points as the servers right? Otherwise the desktops
won't know what to do with the data.



On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 10:04 PM, Mag Gam <magawake at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ryan:
> Wow. In many  aspects I was kidding about this, but now you mentioned
> it actually looks like a feasible idea :-)
>
> Thanks Ryan!
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 9:56 PM, Rayson Ho <rayrayson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> How about setup up a queue calendar? Further, you can use techniques such as:
>>
>> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/howto/idle.html
>> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/howto/reloc.html
>>
>> Note that SETI does not checkpoint jobs, it just suspends all the
>> processes when the user takes back control of the workstation.
>>
>> Rayson
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 9:47 PM, Mag Gam <magawake at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> This maybe a OT question but I itch to ask:
>>>
>>> Does or can Sun Grid engine function similar to SETI
>>> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SETI)? The situation is we have over 600
>>> desktops at our university and 80 to 100 core CPU servers. We use the
>>> servers for numeric intensive operations but we would like to
>>> introduce the 600 desktops to the GRID during night time to help the
>>> operations. When morning arrives the 600 boxes will be off the GRID.
>>> This will let us utilize all of our resources efficiently. Or is this
>>> just not worth the effort?  Again, sorry if this is a OT or stupid
>>> question.
>>>
>>>
>>> TIA
>>>
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