[torqueusers] Previous LSF user considering Torque

Martin Siegert siegert at sfu.ca
Mon Jan 30 13:08:53 MST 2006

On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 10:44:26AM -0800, Garrick Staples wrote:

> Don't forget that TORQUE is open source and SGE is closed.

This is incorrect: SGE is open source as well: go to
http://gridengine.sunsource.net/ and click on "Download Source".

> TORQUE development is very rapid and we are always accepting patches
> for the larger community.  If TORQUE doesn't do what you want today,
> it certainly can tomorrow.

Although I have not worked with SGE for a while, it is my impression
that everything you said about TORQUE in that paragraph applies to
SGE as well.


Martin Siegert
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