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Caring about Sharing: HPC Work Queues

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.

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Big Battle on Little Systems: SMP vs Cluster

For those that don’t know, I have been working on the Limulus Project for quite a while. The goal of the project is to create and maintain an open specification and software stack for a personal workstation cluster. Ideally, a user should be able to

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