load balancing tools across multiple machines

Shahar Dag dag at cs.technion.ac.il
Thu Jul 22 09:08:24 UTC 2010

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From: "Peng Yu" <pengyu.ut at gmail.com>
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Subject: load balancing tools across multiple machines

> Hi,
> I have a job to run a several program with a set of different input
> files. And I have several linux multi-core machines to run such a job.
> Whenever the program run, it takes several MB input file and write a
> several MB output file. The input files are at a file system. Each
> machine has its own local file system. Therefore, it is better to copy
> the input file if the file is not on the local disk where a program is
> going to run. The output file is always written on the local disk.
> I'm wondering what are the best load best tool on linux that can
> handle many instance of the same program (with different input) on
> multiple multicore machines.
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> Peng
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Hi Peng

You can try http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/
I do not work with it personally, but I know others that do.


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