Re: Debconf10: Batch Queuing Systems BoF -- revisited
On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 09:49:11AM +0200, Michael Hanke wrote:
> Unfortunately, I can't attend Debconf this year, but maybe there are
> enough people interested in the topic to have a follow-up BoF to revisit
> the issue.
I won't be there, either.
Note that the Grenoble workshop draft agenda has an item about batch
queueing systems. I might see if I can make it there, if it makes
> What is the status of similar software in Debian (GridEngine, Slurm,
Mark Hymers recently said that he will not have time to maintain
Gridengine anymore. AIUI, Gridengine has been abondoned as a FLOSS
project by Oracle after the Sun acquisition, but there is a community
I will see whether I get/have time to keep maintaining
I don't know about Slurm, AIUI it is rather mature both upstream and in
Debian, but I never used it (the Leibniz Rechenzentrum is migrating from
Gridengine to Slurm at the moment, though, so I might get to use it soon
Finally, we now have Torque in Debian,
Torque is a PBS/OpenPBS fork, quite mature upstream (and used by lots of
research groups I know), but I am not certain on the Debian status.
So having Condor certainly makes sense, but I think we have several
mature (from a upstream POV) batch queueing systems in Debian now, but
might lack maintenance personell.