[CentOS] Consecutive Jobs

Wed Apr 7 12:33:29 UTC 2010
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>> Are you looking for a real job scheduler?  If so, it might be overkill,
>> but you might want to look into software like Sun Grid Engine, Torque,
>> or Condor (there are quite a few other schedulers out there).  If those
>> aren't what you're hoping for, perhaps you could give more details about
>> what you're trying to accomplish.
> Based on John and Les's reco for a different cluster need, I am reading up
> on Torque etc now, but this just a trivial need I want to plug asap. It really
> is as simple as I wrote out earlier, multiple servers ssh a background job at
> nearly the same time consisting of an rsync command. The destination host for
> this target gets overwhelmed with more than one at a time...

If you don't mind introducing a single point of failure, pick a control host and 
ssh all the commands in a shell script that loops over the list of targets to 
run it.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com