[Bioclusters] Cluster ideas/suggestions

Rayson Ho raysonlogin at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 13 12:28:23 EST 2005

What you need is Gridengine, it has a great feature called queue
calendar, so you can define the queues to be open from 8-5, and any
jobs running after 5am will be killed and re-queued.


--- Nick D'Angelo <ndangelo at istat.ca> wrote:
> In speaking to our R and D managers, they posed a good question.
> What about their desktop machines (relatively New Dell PCs), have
> them
> automatically shutdown and reboot, say at 8:00 pm and then join the
> cluster
> until 05:00 am.
> Then at 5:00 am, initiate another reboot that will present the
> Windows Login
> for the 'normal business day'.
> This would make great use of the hundreds of computers that are
> mostly
> sitting idle during the off hours 'normal business day'.
> Thoughts, suggestions always appreciated, thanks.
> Nick
> In case you need to know,  I am likely going to install the BioBrew
> v3.x
> which has just been pre-leased in Beta I believe.
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