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Re: [Condor-users] Using Condor as a substitute for OpenPBS
- Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2005 11:08:37 +0100
- From: Angel de Vicente <angelv@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Using Condor as a substitute for OpenPBS
Matt Hope writes:
> On 10/26/05, Angel de Vicente <angelv@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > despite being a fan of Condor (and administering a 200 machines pool), I would
> > not recommend it as a substitute of OpenPBS for a cluster. I think you would be
> > better off trying Torque
> > (http://www.clusterresources.com/pages/products/torque-resource-manager.php),
> > and if you have more demanding scheduling needs then add Maui
> > (http://www.clusterresources.com/pages/products/maui-cluster-scheduler.php) on
> > top of it. Besides other things, the change from OpenPBS to Torque will be
> > painless.
> I could not see a specific "supports" section on their site - I a
> assuming they do not support MS Windows (for execute or server modes).
> Are there any windows or multiplatform (as I would describe condor
> albeit in clipped form on many) cluster/queue managers
> I am interested purely from a comparison point of view and whether
> there are any obvious areas where taking some idea/feature from it
> would improve condor's multi platform behaviour...
Not that I know. The other big contenders (LSF, LoadLeveler, Sun Grid Engine)
are all (as far as I know) geared towards the Unix/Linux world.
Angel de Vicente
PostDoc Software Support
Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias