Assaf Gordon wrote:

> Forgot to mention SGE/PBS: you definitely want to use them (even if you're 
> using a single machine),
> because the local job runner doesn't take into account multi-threaded 
> programs when scheduling jobs.
> So another core is needed for the SGE scheduler daemons (sge_qmaster and 
> sge_execd).

I haven't tested, but it's entirely possible that the SGE daemons could
happily share cores with other processes.  I'd be surprised if they
spent a whole lot of time on-CPU.

A cluster runner is recommended for other reasons, too - restartability
of the Galaxy process is one of the big ones.

--nate
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