[GE users] SGE now called OGE, no longer free

laotsao laotsao at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 19:36:16 BST 2010


hope U are right and good luck


On 10/3/2010 1:47 PM, Daniel Templeton wrote:
> OGE's future is not cloudy at all.  Comments inline.
>
> On 10/3/10 10:18 AM, laotsao wrote:
>> my 2c and my<NECK>  out
>> 1)oracle exist the HPC market (still has Solaris Studio, MP Toolkit ,
>> lustre, GE SW)
>
> Oracle has backed away from "HPC", but is still going strong in 
> "enterprise technical computing".  The difference?  Not much.
>
>> 2)oracle's Grid doesnot  yet include Gridengine
>
> Actually, OGE is now listed on the grid computing products page on 
> oracle.com.
>
>> 3)oracle's elastic cloud doesnot yet include Gridengine
>
> Oracle doesn't have an elastic cloud yet.  It's a little early to make 
> that judgment call.
>
>> 4)oracle's  coherence deal with msec response time that Gridengine can
>> not handle
>
> Coherence is a data grid with some rudimentary compute capabilities.  
> If that were enough, DataSynapse would have taken over the world years 
> ago.  Coherence is as much a threat to OGE as Glassfish is to Oracle 
> Database.
>
>> 5)Gridengine's future in Oracle's Grid is very "cloudy"
>
> No.
>
>> 6)User may want to consider  SLURM, Torgue/maui and MOAB
>
> For your own sake, please no.
>
> Daniel
>
>>
>> On 10/3/2010 12:53 PM, rayson wrote:
>>> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 12:48 PM, jbhoren<jbhoren at alaska.edu>   wrote:
>>>> Well, unless they're going to offer some kind of [deep] academic 
>>>> discount,
>>>> we'll probably move to torque. YMMV.
>>> Just wondering, even with the availability of Open Grid Scheduler
>>> (which is the fork&   continuation of open source SGE development), why
>>> are people still planning to Torque?
>>>
>>> Rayson
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 5:14 AM, sgenedharvey<sge at nedharvey.com>   
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> From: templedf [mailto:daniel.templeton at oracle.com]
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Do keep in mind that that's list price.  Oracle is a software 
>>>>>> company
>>>>>> and is very willing to play the discount game.
>>>>> Also keep in mind, that's several times cheaper than the price for 
>>>>> LSF.
>>>>> They're trying *not* to drive you to use LSF; they're just trying 
>>>>> to get
>>>>> some money out of people who were using SGE for free.
>>>>>
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