[GE users] sge db experiences

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Wed Feb 11 17:35:49 GMT 2009

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Am 11.02.2009 um 15:27 schrieb adary:

> Hi Everyone,
> I wanted to hear about your experiences with the internal database,  
> and what would you recommend for a cluster with 700+ exec hosts,  
> bdb or classic text files (no bdb server in any case)

With this number of nodes I would go for BDB for sure. There is a  
discussion about it at:


-- Reuti

> Right now I have two clusters that will join to a single master  
> soon, and since I?m also upgrading to 6.2 this is a good time to  
> rethink the db strategy.
> Currently I have flat file bdb on both clusters (nfs4 mounted so I  
> can use shadow servers)
> Both clusters run over 5k jobs per day.
> Would using plain text have any advantages?
> Yuval Adar, Marvell Israel - Senior UNIX System Administrator
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