[GE users] Graph Tool
beckerjes at mail.nih.gov
Thu Jan 14 14:12:07 GMT 2010
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 08:14:04AM -0500, fx wrote:
>hawson <beckerjes at mail.nih.gov> writes:
>> I wrote a silly/trivial one for Ganglia:
>For what it's worth, I contributed an interface to SGE for Jobmonarch
><https://subtrac.sara.nl/oss/jobmonarch> which worked for old (6.0) SGE
>versions, but it's been broken by incompatible changes in qstat output
>and clearly wouldn't be very scalable. Sometime I'll get round to
>fixing it either not to use `qstat -xml' or maybe to use dbwriter data.
>I'm not sure if dbwriter produces enough information, though.
I've seen the Jobmonarch work, and even tried getting it to work.
>If anyone is serious about that sort of thing, it might be worth doing
>such work for jobmonarch, and I could at least explain it.
>It does seem to me that it would be useful to have a public API for
>querying qmaster for specific elements of its state in a scalable way
>for this sort of application.
There is a public API for this: DRMMA. I'm positive there are Java
bindings, and maybe C and Python. There's an ancient (dead?) Perl
binding as well. Nothing for PHP that I know about.
The XML is the (in theory) the "portable, non-language specific" way to
get data out of SGE.
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