Newbie question

Erik Paulson epaulson at
Fri Aug 4 15:00:04 PDT 2000

On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, Anthony E. Glover wrote:
> Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2000 08:34:40 -0500
> To: <beowulf at>
> From: "Anthony E. Glover" <aglover at>
> Reply-To: <aglover at>
> Subject: Newbie question
> My company currently has a dedicated group of linux workstations on
> which we execute some simulation software.  This software is in
> the form of a single executable with a directory structure from
> which it reads and writes inputs and output files.  We would like
> to be able to make use of all of the machines in order to run
> large numbers of monte-carlo sets.  Is there an easy way to do this
> with a Beowulf cluster.  Note we don't want to break up the executable,
> just have a nice way of making the network of individual computers
> look like one multi-processor machine on which we can have
> simultaneous runs going.
> Thanks,
> Tony

Condor is ideally suited for this:

Free-as-in-beer, and entirely userspace.

UW Computer Sciences
Condor Team

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