[GE users] SETI

Rayson Ho rayrayson at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 03:27:39 BST 2008


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Not necessary, you just need to have some ways to transfer the input
and output files. You can either roll your own, or play with the
methods mentioned here:

http://gridengine.sunsource.net/howto/filestaging/

Rayson


On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 10:19 PM, Mag Gam <magawake at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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