Installing (Son of) Grid Engine on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

[Edited 2019-08-01: changed Debian release to ‘stretch’] This blog post has been a long time coming. For many years I have used the Torque/PBS job scheduler on machines that I administer or am otherwise responsible for. My blog post on setting up Torque on Ubuntu topped this site’s most-visited pages by a wide margin. I’m also a creature of habit, avoiding changes when there is … Continue reading Installing (Son of) Grid Engine on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Adding client nodes to a Torque/PBS system on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog post on installing a single-node Torque/PBS job scheduler on an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS system. The node served as scheduler, queue manager, compute node, and submission node. For my application, this node was installed in a machine room, and was primarily meant to act as a shared compute node; users would need to submit their jobs remotely from … Continue reading Adding client nodes to a Torque/PBS system on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Installing Torque/PBS job scheduler on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS

[Update Nov 2016: I have since confirmed that this method works without change on 16.04 LTS as well, and have updated the post to note this. I have also added a few instructions for installation on a machine which has no official FQDN, since this was a common stumbling block for a lot of people.] [Update Mar 2015: A related post has been added, where … Continue reading Installing Torque/PBS job scheduler on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS