[GE users] [GE announce] Grid Engine 6.2u5 courtesy binaries are available

heywood heywood at cshl.edu
Tue Jan 19 15:39:24 GMT 2010

The patch installation notes say that the update 5 "common" tar.gz file is
needed in addition to the architecture specific binary. But following the
download link to the download center only shows architecture tar.gz's. The
"common" tar.gz is not there.


On 1/15/10 10:11 AM, "dom" <marco.donauer at sun.com> wrote:

> Announcing Grid Engine
> 6.2 Update 5 Courtesy Binaries
> =============================================
>                                                             Regensburg,
> Germany -- January 15, 2010
> We are announcing the availability of the Grid Engine 6.2 Update 5
> Courtesy Binaries. Grid Engine 6.2u5 is a feature update release.
> What's New
> =========
> Support for Machine Readable Table Output in SDM
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> SDM command line commands now support a machine readable output format.
> This simplifies and eases the integration of SDM and the use of sdmadm
> commands in scripts.
> Slotwise Preemption
> -----------------------------
> The slotwise preemption allows to configure queue subordinate
> relationships that affect only single slots and not whole queue
> instances in the subordinated queues. Thus, the slotwise preemption
> provides a means to ensure that high priority jobs get the resources
> they need, while at the same time low priority jobs on the same host are
> not unnecessarily preempted, maximizing the host utilization.
> Topology-aware Scheduling (Job2Core Binding)
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Serial, threaded and parallel jobs can be bound to CPU sockets and cores
> to achieve maximum application performance when running under SGE. The
> new CLI submission parameter, "-binding", supports a range of binding
> strategies. The CPU topology, numbers of sockets, cores and threads
> available on a machine and used by jobs is reported as SGE load metrics.
> This feature is available for Solaris 10 and OpenSolaris (x64, x86) and
> Linux (x64, x86) operating systems which support the CPU core affinity
> setting and reporting.
> Job Submission Verifiers Java[TM] Language Binding (JJSV)
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --------
> The server and client side job submission verifier (JSV) has been
> enhanced to support JSVs written in the Java programming language.
> Array Job Throttling
> ---------------------------
> Array job throttling enables a user to set a self-imposed limit on the
> maximum number of concurrently running tasks per job when submitting
> jobs with the new "-tc" CLI submission option. This limit can be altered
> for previously submitted jobs.
> The courtesy binaries based on the Grid Engine open source project do
> not contain all functionality which are available in the commercial
> version of the Sun Grid Engine product. Please go to the "Sun Grid
> Engine" product pages and get a free 90-day trial version.
> The courtesy binaries are available at:
>     http://gridengine.sunsource.net/downloads/latest.html
> A list of fixed problems in Grid Engine 6.2 is available at
>     http://gridengine.sunsource.net/project/gridengine/62patches.txt
> The patch installation notes are available at
>     http://gridengine.sunsource.net/project/gridengine/install62patch.txt
> Please send support questions and feedback to the "users" mailing list
> of the Grid Engine open source project.
> The corresponding source code tag in the CVS repository has the name
>          V62u5_TAG (Grid Engine, ARCo, SGE Inspect, Hedeby)
> A snapshot of the sources is available at the Documents & Files page
>         arco-V62u5_TAG-src.tar.gz
>         ge-V62u5_TAG-src.tar.gz
>         inspect-V62u5_TAG-src.tar.gz
>         hedeby-source_V10_U5_RELEASE_TAG.tar.gz
> The documentation and release notes are available at
>         http://wikis.sun.com/display/gridengine62u5
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