Managing the Impact of Interactive Use, Part 2: Interactive Workloads via Bright

By Ian Lumb | October 16, 2013

Because the impact of unmanaged interactive sessions can be significant,[1] the concept of login nodes in Bright Cluster Manager was introduced in Part 1 of this series.[2] Although login nodes address many considerations relating to interactive use, they are designed to do so in a limited way. For example, in Part 1, the following consideration was outlined (emphasis added here):

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How to manage SGE (and other workload manager) jobs using the Bright CMGUI

By Robert Stober | March 11, 2013

The Bright Cluster Manager CMGUI makes tasks intuitively easy. This article shows how you can view and control workload manager jobs using the Bright CMGUI. I am using an OGS (SGE) job to provide examples, but Bright works the same way with all Bright's supported workload managers: PBS Professional, Slurm, Univa Grid Engine, LSF, openlava, TORQUE/Moab, TORQUE/Maui.

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How to configure Grid Engine parallel environments in 4 fast steps

By Robert Stober | November 02, 2012

Bright Cluster Manager makes so many tasks fast and easy to complete. This article shows how to list, show, and modify Grid Engine parallel environments.

Parallel environments are parallel programming and runtime environments that facilitate the execution of shared memory or distributed memory parallel applications.

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How to easily switch from one workload manager to another with Bright

By Robert Stober | August 06, 2012

When you install Bright Cluster Manager on your system, Bright automatically installs the workload manager of your choice, from among the following:

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How to quickly configure a number of Torque job slots per server

By Robert Stober | July 17, 2012
This article is about how to configure a number of Torque job slots per server, but before I begin, I would like to mention the alternatives you have when you use Bright.
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