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Re: [Condor-users] Condor success stories website: only one example without relevant informatoin?!?!

Here is a link to Manchester
Don't know if the info there is useful to you. Like you say, people tend
to talk about the science and not the engineering.
Ian Cottam
IT Services for Research
Faculty of EPS
The University of Manchester

On 31/03/2012 04:09, "Rob" <spamrefuse@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>I've been trying to set up a local Condor network at my university (in
>Korea) using public library PCs. Initially the library administration was
>reluctant ("will our PCs become less stable?"), but by now they have come
>around; we are about to officially launching the Condor service
>campus-wide, but we/they want to show a number of "success stories". I
>myself had two students who have used our Condor network for their
>research, but we also want a few striking examples from other places......
>So I checked the Condor website, where there is a link to "Success
>stories", but the list here is surprisingly meager:
>It's just one story, which tells very little about Condor, but mostly
>scientific information.
>First: I'm surprised there's only one story here!
>Second: I think "Success stories" here should minimize the hard-core
>scientific information, but instead explain how Condor has been used. For
>example, show a sample submit file, say something about the used code,
>explain the size of the Condor pool and type of PCs in the pool, how many
>hours of calculation etc.
>I think for success stories on a Condor website, the science itself is
>less important, but the way Condor has been used is mostly relevant to
>and interesting for the "general" Condor user.
>Maybe it would be helpful to make some kind of template input form, where
>users can enter their success stories; by using a template, you can focus
>on the Condor aspects of the story and minimize the scientific
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