Future of the opensource gridengine

Future of opensource gridengine

Ever since GE6.2u3 there were two version of gridengine binary:

opensource courtesy version and version that support by Sun now oracle.

The source of 6.2u3 still available.

The commerical version has some features like

http://blogs.sun.com/lubos/entry/sun_grid_engine_6_2u31

new Amazon EC2 adapter and the SGE Inspect modules

and one can evaluate the binary for 90 days

6.2u5 introduce integration with Hadoop

http://blogs.sun.com/templedf/entry/leading_the_herd

This integration is in the Sun Grid Engine product, but not in the Grid Engine courtesy binaries that we just announced.

6.2u5 source still available.

6.2u6 was release on June, 29, 2010, bug fixes only release

http://wikis.sun.com/display/gridengine62u6/Release+Notes

This presentation on gridengine at ISC10 is very interesting

http://www.oracle.com/technology/events/hpc_consortium2010/oge62_hpcc_dantempleton.pdf

at

http://www.mops1.com/oracle/event/hpc/agenda.asp

http://blogs.sun.com/marchamilton/entry/oracle_hpc_consortium_isc10

Oracle has not decided on the future opensource of oracle gridengine and as of

Aug 06 2010, 6.2u6 src is not yet available.

http://www.oracle.com/us/products/tools/oracle-grid-engine-ds-075946.pdf

Interesting post by DT on the news of oracle cut HPC job

*looks like* some Oracle HPC (ie. Sun HPC) workers were axed:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/08/05/sun_hpc_cuts_systems/
At least Grid Engine is not dead, and DanT and his team are not laid off:
http://blogs.sun.com/templedf/entry/not_dead_yet

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HopBit GridComputing LLC Rockscluster Gridengine Solaris Zone, Solaris Cluster, OVM SPARC/Ldom Exadata, SPARC SuperCluster
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