[GE users] Good starting point for PE

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Mon Nov 1 11:34:48 GMT 2010


Am 01.11.2010 um 12:29 schrieb llikethat:

> Can you please suggest a good starting point for learning how to create Parallel Environments?


> We are using SGE for 3D animation rendering. The job types are mostly serial, they cannot be executed as parallels. 

But you wrote, that you would like to reserve 5 cores. So it's a parallel job. Either by forks or threads.

> What is the actual use of PE in SGE, can this feature can be used for the job types we are executing?

- a) reserve more than one core for a job
- and optional b) prepare a hostfile which suits the format that the used parallel library understands

-- Reuti

> Is the PE different from what i'm trying to use from SGE or is it the same?
> Thanks,
> Bharani


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