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 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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