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Blog Archive for dhushon during March 2006

The Sun's Dynamic Network Group has released the 0.1(ea) version of their Compute Server today as a Sun Grid communityproject. The compute server is distributed middleware which is designed to help move a basic set of PoJo "components" into a parallel / grid setting. The paradigm has been designed to be exceedingly simple in such a way that the basic Sun Grid Engine commands don't have to be...
Today marks a milestone day for software developers... as a developer myself, I share the desire to build bigger and "less" complicated applications, but doing so often involves resources that I just didn't have - Scale, Network, Storage, things that my budget forced into the reality of a couple of machines that I need to manage, operate, keep up to date... most of you know this dilemma. With...
Sun Grid's resource management semantics basically dictate that jobs be self-contained, and terminate all processes in order to exit. The problem with terminating processes in a grid context is that it's not quite as simple as doing a PID trap on a single host, instead, you need to use the qsub, qstat and qdel commands to better manage your distributed jobs. The example pattern that I'd like...