[torquedev] change in torque distribution (automake)
csamuel at vpac.org
Wed Apr 11 20:16:44 MDT 2007
On Thu, 12 Apr 2007, Standa Kunc wrote:
> I am trying to add support of virtual computers to torque. I mean
> pbs_mom does not have to be physical computer. On physical computer
> can be multiple OpenVz or Xen virtual machines. The goal is that we
> can have preconfigured virtual servers and they do not have to run.
> Pbs_server can wake them up if it is needed because of some job.
I don't know if this helps, but both Globus and the Moab scheduler have some
support for this sort of thing already.
Moab has support for using xCat to deploy resources (including, I believe,
Xen) but it's probably scriptable for other cluster management things, see
the URL here:
The Globus project is working on something called Virtual Workspaces to
support dynamic deployment of Xen VM's for grid jobs:
Christopher Samuel - (03)9925 4751 - VPAC Deputy Systems Manager
Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing http://www.vpac.org/
Bldg 91, 110 Victoria Street, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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