SC Online reported this week that Red Hat has announced a new package that adds distributed computing features based on Condor
Red Hat today announced Red Hat Enterprise MRG (Messaging, Realtime, Grid), offering new capabilities for deployment on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and third-party operating platforms that further strengthen Red Hat’s position as the strategic supplier for critical enterprise applications in highly demanding environments, such as Financial Services and Government agencies. Red Hat Enterprise MRG is a revolutionary distributed computing platform that provides exceptional performance through reliable enterprise messaging, realtime capabilities and advanced grid and high-throughput computing technologies.
…Red Hat Enterprise MRG supports a full spectrum of distributed task requirements, including:
high-speed, reliable or large-file messaging, parallel and desktop cycle-stealing scheduling, High Throughput Computing (HTC), realtime predictable transaction latency, and distributed workload management
With specific regard to the distributed computing features
Distributed Computing: Red Hat Enterprise MRG enables customers to leverage the full power of distributed computing with commercial-strength grid capabilities, based on the University of Wisconsin’s highly respected Condor high-throughput computing project. These capabilities provide customers with a practical means of using their total compute capacity with maximum efficiency and flexibility, while improving the speed and availability of any application. Additionally, Red Hat and the University of Wisconsin have signed a strategic agreement to make Condor’s source code available under an OSI-approved license and jointly fund ongoing co-development at the University of Wisconsin.