On 10/01/11 22:27, Assaf Gordon wrote:
Slightly off-topic, but for a new Galaxy installation -
What would you recommend for a free (FOSS) Grid/Cluster management product ?
SGE is not free any more (Oracle Grid Engine is "90-days evaluation, binaries
only" free, starting 6.2u6).
Ease of administration is top-priority, more than sophisticated scheduling
policies (and of course it has to be well supported by Galaxy).
A quick google reveals this statement from Oracle:
"The Open Grid Scheduler project
[http://sourceforge.net/projects/gridscheduler/] will be continuing on
the tradition of the Grid Engine open source project. While the Open
Grid Scheduler project will remain independent of the Oracle Grid Engine
product, the project will have the support of the Oracle team, including
making available artifacts from the original Grid Engine open source
The quote was found here:
So, although OGE in no longer open or free there is an Oracle sanctioned
In the meantime, why not just stick with the latest free version of SGE?
We're still using it here with very few issues.
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