[GE users] Correct Version of SGE on Macs Intel XEON

seandavi seandavi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 11:52:49 BST 2010


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On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 1:55 AM, rayson <rayrayson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Where did you find the page that says "the only option is to download
> SGE-bin for x86"??
>
> I followed the download page and the pull-down menu shows that SGE
> binary is available for Mac OS X PowerPC / Intel.
>
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/downloads/latest.html
>
> Make sure you get the latest version of SGE, which is SGE 6.2u5.
>
> And lastly, if you bought the 4 machines just for setting up a
> cluster, get Linux instead -- it is easier to manage in a clustered
> encironment, gives you better performance, and more people are running
> Linux clusters... also it's cheaper (may be not important if you get
> the money for "free" via research funding).

Just to add here, we run both macs and linux in the same cluster; SGE
is fine with that and can flexibly schedule into heterogeneous
clusters if that is what is available.

Sean

>>On 4/1/10, neoideo <axischire at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> this is my first post, good day to everyone
>>
>> i have the duty to make a cluster composed by 4 Mac Pros which are the same,
>>
>> -8GB
>> -Intel Xeon
>> -Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.6 (not server, i didnt buy them)
>>
>> they connected to the same localnetwork, each one can see the other.
>>
>> before starting with the instalation, i noticed that on the Sun Download
>> Page the only option is to download SGE-bin for x86.
>>
>> should i take the job of compiling the whole engine from scratch ?? (i hope
>> is as simple as configure->make->install but would be too much hapyness i
>> guess  )
>> or there are other easier options?
>>
>> thanks in advance, any help is valorated
>>
>> -Cristobal
>>
>>
>>
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