[Beowulf] cluster scheduler implemented via MPI?

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Sat May 15 15:40:36 PDT 2010

I just want to remark that I'm curious about peer-to-peer scheduling, where
nodes would negotiate among each other according to priorities, needs, and
idle resources.

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 9:01 AM, Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com> wrote:

> A cluster scheduler (or resource manager) like SGE, SLURM, or Torque
> can itself be viewed as a parallel application running on a cluster.
> So I'm wondering, have any such schedulers been implemented *as* an
> MPI program?  (Or PVM or whatever else?)  If not, why not?  Does the
> MPI programming environment not provide a suitable substrate for what
> a cluster scheduler needs to do?
> --
> Andrew Piskorski <atp at piskorski.com>
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