[gridengine users] oracle's online course for gridengine, any good?
reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Sep 29 18:39:14 UTC 2011
Am 28.09.2011 um 18:25 schrieb Rick Reynolds II:
> Does anyone have info about Oracle's gridengine online course: http://education.oracle.com/pls/web_prod-plq-dad/db_pages.getCourseDesc?dc=D63323GC10&p_org_id=47&lang=US
I can't make any statement about this particular course, as I don't
know anything about it content or quality.
> We're looking at deploying three or four small-ish (i.e. 30 nodes or
> so) clusters run by gridengine as a replacement for a home-grown
> queueing system that is showing its age. I'd like to develop a
> little proficiency in the system before attempting to develop
> something using it.
> So is the course worthwhile? It's certainly cheap enough to tempt
> me to give it a shot ($300). Or will I be in about the same place
> if I just keep reading every doc I can get my hands on from oracle's
There are some talk slides online about SGE from Chris Dagdigian and
Daniel Templeton. You can search for each of them and limit the Google
output to filetype:pdf
I would suggest to build a cluster with some spare machines first and
try to get used to it on your own. Some "tricks" are only circulating
on the mailing list and I don't know whether they are somewhere in any
Some Howtos: http://arc.liv.ac.uk/SGE/howto/
> Rick Reynolds
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