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Re: [Starcluster] Getting involved in Dev

From: Andrew Straw <no email>
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2010 13:49:55 -0700

Justin Riley wrote:
> Hi Rajat,
> > The project that sounds especially interesting to me is *Dynamic Load
> > Balancing.
> Indeed, this is the big ticket item and I'd be more than happy to have
> help writing this code. There are two commands that need to be created
> before we can really dive into load-balancing: addnode, removenode.
> These commands should take an existing cluster tag name as an argument
> and automate the process or requesting a new instance, adding users,
> setting up NFS, configuring passwordless-ssh, adding the node to the Sun
> Grid Engine queue, etc. The remove node does the reverse operation. Once
> these commands have been implemented it should be possible to create a
> starcluster daemon that periodically runs qstat (and family) on the
> cluster and determines whether a node can/should be added/removed and
> does so using these new commands.

Dear Rajat and Justin,

I am happy to beta-test such functionality, and would be very pleased if
it existed.

Received on Mon Jun 07 2010 - 16:49:59 EDT
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