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From: Jeff Pummill (jpummil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-22 14:24:58

SLURM was really easy to build and install, plus it's a project of LLNL
and I love stuff that the Nat'l Labs architect.

The SLURM message board is also very active and quick to respond to
questions and problems.

Jeff F. Pummill

Bill Johnstone wrote:
> Hello All.
> We are starting to need resource/scheduling management for our small
> cluster, and I was wondering if any of you could provide comments on
> what you think about Torque vs. SLURM? On the basis of the appearance
> of active development as well as the documentation, SLURM seems to be
> superior, but can anyone shed light on how they compare in use?
> I realize the truth in the stock answer of "it depends on what you
> need/want," but as of yet we are not experienced enough with this kind
> of thing to have a set of firm requirements. At this point, we can
> probably adapt our workflow/usage a little bit to accomodate the way
> the resource manager works. And of course we'll be using OpenMPI with
> whatever resource manager we go with.
> Anyway, enough from me -- I'm looking to hear other's experiences and
> viewpoints.
> Thanks for any input!
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