[Beowulf] Please help to setup Beowulf

Michael Will mwill at penguincomputing.com
Tue Feb 17 11:29:31 PST 2009

What features differentiate SGE in support of life science workflow
from LSF/PBS/Torque/Condor?

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 02:02:17PM -0500, Chris Dagdigian wrote:
> Speaking as a bio-IT type, SGE aka "Grid Engine" is *extremely* well  
> suited for life science workflow requirements and tends to be the  
> dominating distributed resource management product I see across  
> biotech/pharma/academic/government installations. Running in second place 
> is Platform LSF and there are a scattering of PBS/Torque/Condor sites 
> rounding out third place.
> I'd encourage Indrajit to check out both grid engine as well as the  
> bioclusters mailing list if the cluster is going to be used for  
> informatics work.
> On Feb 17, 2009, at 1:46 PM, Geoff Jacobs wrote:
>> Slurm and SGE. Alas no Torque or PBS.
> Regards,
> Chris
> (Bias alert, my employer is www.bioteam.net & I operate 
> www.gridengine.info on my own time)
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