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Re: [Condor-users] Using Condor as a substitute for OpenPBS
- Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 07:46:37 -0500 (CDT)
- From: "David McGiven" <david.mcgiven@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Using Condor as a substitute for OpenPBS
That's what I was looking for. Thank you very much!
----- Original Message -----
> despite being a fan of Condor (and administering a 200 machines pool), I
> not recommend it as a substitute of OpenPBS for a cluster. I think you
> better off trying Torque
> and if you have more demanding scheduling needs then add Maui
> top of it. Besides other things, the change from OpenPBS to Torque will be
> Angel de Vicente
> David McGiven writes:
> > Dear Condor Users,
> > I'm actually using OpenPBS. Since that project has been unmaintained for
> > some years now, I would like to switch to a free one but under active
> > development.
> > I would like to know if I can use Condor like I use PBS :
> > - There's a single que, in which all jobs submitted by the different
> > go into. The PBS allocates free nodes for those jobs, and starts running
> > them.
> > When there are no more free nodes, the jobs keep on entering on the que,
> > but have to wait till there are free nodes, of course.
> > - The jobs we submit are 99% of these two types : Amber
> > (http://amber.scripps.edu) and Gaussian (http://www.guassian.com)
> > Amber jobs : They are executed with the mpirun wrapper.
> > Gaussian jobs : They are executed like if it was a serial command,
> > allocates any number of nodes specified. It uses the LINDA parallel
> > libraries.
> > I don't want anyother functionalities of Condor like checkpointing,
> > scheduling priorities, idle cycling harvest, and so on ... I just
> > plain queue with a FIFO order.
> > Also, I don't want to apply any kernel patches, nor linking any external
> > libraries to my applications.
> > Is it possible to replace OpenPBS with Condor and have the same
> > functionality ?
> > Thanks in advance.
> > David McGiven
> > CTO
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