[torqueusers] ANNOUNCE: Ganglia Job Monarch v0.3

Ramon Bastiaans ramon.bastiaans at sara.nl
Fri Feb 22 09:28:02 MST 2008


ANNOUNCE
========
This is an announcement for the release of Ganglia Job Monarch v0.3.


DESCRIPTION
===========
Job Monarch is a set of tools to monitor and (optionally) archive
(batch)job information.
For now, supported batch systems are: PBS, Torque.

Plans to support more batch systems are in progress.

It is a addon for the Ganglia monitoring system and plugs in to a
existing Ganglia setup.


CHANGES
=======
For a full changelog go here:
  * https://subtrac.sara.nl/oss/jobmonarch/browser/tags/0.3/CHANGELOG

For notes on upgrading go here:
  * https://subtrac.sara.nl/oss/jobmonarch/browser/tags/0.3/UPGRADE

This is a summary of the most important new changes/fixes:

web)
  * ClusterImage node location (x,y) parsing from hostname, see UPGRADE 
for more info
  * ClusterImage nodes are now clickable to display only jobs from that node
  * ClusterImage nodes now display a tooltip
  * per cluster settings for SQL Database and ClusterImage configuration
  * graph on the amount of running and queued jobs
  * archive details now properly displayed
  * archive now also functional when getmad is unavailable

jobmond)
  * native gmetric support, significantly increasing performance!
  * syslog support
  * no longer hangs and consume 100% cpu in certain situations

jobarchived)
  * py-rrdtool module support, significantly increasing performance!
  * jobarchived no longer hangs and starts lots of threads when data 
source unavailable
  * stop_timestamp is now correctly set when a job has finished

other)
  * SGE (Sun Grid Engine) batch support removed (broken)
  * some PHP compatibility fixes
  * misc. other bugfixes and optimizations


WEBSITE & SCREENSHOTS
=====================
Go here for the latest documentation, development, releases, screenshots
and other project details:

  * https://subtrac.sara.nl/oss/jobmonarch/


DOWNLOAD
========

Source:
  * 
ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/jobmonarch/0.3/ganglia_jobmonarch-0.3.tar.gz
  * 
ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/jobmonarch/0.3/ganglia_jobmonarch-0.3.tar.bz2

Packages - DEB:
  * 
ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/jobmonarch/0.3/jobmonarch-jobmond_0.3-1.deb
  * 
ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/jobmonarch/0.3/jobmonarch-jobarchived_0.3-1.deb
  * 
ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/jobmonarch/0.3/jobmonarch-webfrontend_0.3-1.deb

Packages - RPM:
  * 
ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/jobmonarch/0.3/jobmonarch-jobmond-0.3-1.i386.rpm
  * 
ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/jobmonarch/0.3/jobmonarch-jobarchived-0.3-1.i386.rpm
  * 
ftp://ftp.sara.nl/pub/outgoing/jobmonarch/0.3/jobmonarch-webfrontend-0.3-1.i386.rpm


THANKS
======
Nick Galbreath
- native gmetric support
Alexis Michon
- lots of patches and testing
Peter Kuse, Craig West, Mickael Gastineau, Bas van der Vlies
- patches and bug reporting


And all others that have contributed or reported bugs!


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