The following Google announcement crossed my desk today; 1 billion computing core-hours for researchers to tackle huge scientific challenges. I am always intrigued by large numbers of cores or in this case “core-hours.” Reading further the announcement states: … academic research grant program called Google
I’m a big believer in wiki’s because I don’t like repeating myself. Instead of telling someone about Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) packages for clusters, I would rather send them a web page link. Another reason I like dumping notes and information into a wiki is
Almost all clusters are shared computing resources. In order to facilitate shared use, clusters have some kind of resource scheduler that sits between the user and the actual hardware. Examples of freely available resource schedulers include target=”_blank”Open Grid Scheduler (formerly Sun Grid Engine) and Torque/Maui.