Tag: TORQUE community

TORQUE Protocol 4: Inter-Server Communication

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series TORQUE Protocols

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series TORQUE ProtocolsThe TORQUE inter-server or IS protocol is for inter-server communication. “What do you mean by inter-server?” you might say. “Isn’t there only one server in the TORQUE cluster?” Like so many other things in the computer art the term server can have an ambiguous […]

TORQUE BoF 2014: Past, Present and Future

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series #HPCMatters

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series #HPCMattersSupercomputing 2014 is almost here. And for the fifth time in the last six years that means it is also time for the Supercomputing TORQUE Birds of a Feather. Aside from the stress of preparing for the meeting I really love this event. My first […]

Visualizing TORQUE

For many months now, I’ve noticed that TORQUE users needed help graphically visualizing what was happening inside a TORQUE system.  A GUI tool was needed to visually monitor the health of an entire cluster at a glance and have the ability to quickly move to any trouble spots and drill in to find more information. […]

TORQUE Protocols 101: trqauthd

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series TORQUE Protocols

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series TORQUE ProtocolsI decided to make trqauthd the second addition to my TORQUE Protocols 101 series because a knowledge of how trqauthd works is very important to understanding how to debug TORQUE issues. I was actually well into what was originally going to be this month’s […]

Engineering 101: The Importance of CCM

What is this Acronym?  Cyclomatic Complexity Metric (CCM) is an extremely important number for code management.  Basically, CCM is the count of the number of paths through a function or method. Practically, the CCM of code would be a good indicator of how easy the code is to understand and maintain, with higher numbers being harder […]

TORQUE: The Best of Community and Professional Development

Adaptive Computing’s TORQUE Resource Manager provides control over batch jobs and distributed computing resources. TORQUE incorporates significant advances in the areas of scalability, reliability, and functionality and is currently in use at tens of thousands of leading government, academic, and commercial sites throughout the world. Learn more about this open source product in our TORQUE […]

An Introduction to Writing a Unit Test In TORQUE

TORQUE uses the check unit test framework. A prerequisite to getting started is probably some basic familiarity with the check framework. For this blog post, specific mechanics of check will be glossed over so please refer to this tutorial if something about the framework needs to be clarified. Our Structure If you look at the […]

SC13: TORQUE Community Update

The highlight of Supercomputing for me has been the chance to see you all face-to-face and get to chat in person. Sometimes you can work things out in 10 minutes of conversation better than in 8-10 emails. The TORQUE Birds of a Feather session was a great part of this. We had 80 people in […]

The Mighty Development Cluster – Part I: The Awesomeness

Through my experience at Adaptive Computing I’ve developed a great respect for the development cluster. I’m going to be doing a series of entries about the development cluster. This part will be about why we should all want a development cluster. Before I start I want to point out that the use of the word […]

The Advantages of Using TORQUE

TORQUE provides several unique advantages in the world of open source resource management. It is integrated closely with both a free scheduler, Maui, and a world class commercial scheduler, Moab. The TORQUE community is broad and active, spanning multiple industries that use high performance computing. Finally, TORQUE is backed by a tremendous amount of industry […]