Resource management for high-performance PC clusters
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With the recent availability of cost-effective network cards for the PCI bus, researchers have been tempted to build up large compute clusters with standard PCs. Many of them are operated with workstation cluster management software in high-throughput or single user mode.
For very large clusters with more than 100 PEs, however, it becomes necessary to implement a full fledged resource management software that allows to partition the system for multi-user access.
partitioning of exclusive and non-exclusive resources,
hardware-independent scheduling of interactive and batch jobs,
open, extensible interfaces to other resource management systems,
a high degree of reliability.
KeywordsService Description Resource Management System Configuration Manager Queue Manager Machine Manager
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