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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

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