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Scalable grid scheduler
The MRG Grid scheduler is based on Condor, which powers many of the largest grids in the world and easily scales beyond tens of thousands of nodes.
A mechanism known as flocking lets independent pools use each others' resources, controllable by customizable policies.
Multiple standards-based APIs
A web service interface provides job submission and management functionality. A command-line interface (CLI) provides a highly scriptable—with consistent output—interface to all functionality.
Scheduling functions include:
- High-throughput scheduling: Millions of batch jobs can be run through MRG Grid.
- Low-latency scheduling: Red Hat Enterprise MRG's integration of Messaging and Grid technology lets you schedule jobs and get results from MRG Grid deployments in the millisecond range.
- Desktop cycle harvesting: Desktop cycle harvesting lets you leverage the unused capacity of desktops to add processing power to your grid.
- Flexible scheduling policies: ClassAds provides a flexible language for policy and metadata descriptions.
- Workflow management: The ability to specify job dependencies, via DAGMan, allows the construction and execution of complex workflows.
- Flexible administration policies
- Job-level control rules
- License management to ensure optimal usage of application licenses
- Easy configuration
- Ability to enforce new configuration changes without having to take the grid down
- Quick installs through multiple well-maintained and individually patchable RPMs
- Ability to deploy every component in an HA fashion
- Real-time monitoring and historical reporting
- Alerts from every component
- Historical reports to understand usage, perform audits, and conduct capacity planning
MRG Grid lets you submit a virtual machine (VM) as a user job, and supports migration of the VM.
With MRG Grid, you can use computing resources at cloud-based environments like Amazon EC2.
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Important resources for Red Hat Enterprise MRG:
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1-page overview [PDF]: Red Hat Enterprise MRG integrates messaging, realtime, and grid technologies into a next-generation IT infrastructure that is 100-fold faster than alternatives and offers increased interoperability.
A Red Hat Enterprise MRG cloud and virtualization demo: With its 1.2 release, Red Hat Enterprise MRG offers you the expanded ability to combine Messaging, Realtime, and Grid technologies with the recently released Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization product portfolio and with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 to aggregate and build internal clouds.
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Get information to help you decide whether Red Hat Enterprise MRG is right for your organization:
Red Hat Enterprise MRG whitepaper [PDF]: Red Hat Enterprise MRG is a new platform that dramatically increases the value of an enterprise’s IT infrastructure by reducing complexity and cost while increasing performance, reliability, interoperability, and flexibility.
See how others are using Red Hat Enterprise MRG, and explore best practices:
Red Hat Enterprise MRG industry use cases: Red Hat Enterprise MRG is broadly applicable across a variety of industries and can be used to optimize technologies already in place. Industries where Red Hat Enterprise MRG is leveraged frequently include financial services, government, healthcare, and telecommunications.
See who relies on Red Hat Enterprise MRG:
Deutsche Börse Systems Builds the First Risk Management Platform with Red Hat Enterprise MRG Messaging and the Open Standard AMQP: Find out how Red Hat Enterprise MRG helped this financial services company's end customers, mainly banks, get immediate access to valuable risk-management data directly from Eurex Clearing’s back-end systems without the need for customised adaptors. Deutsche Börse Systems can now focus on key operational tasks, leaving ongoing support of the AMQP-based messaging system to Red Hat.
Technical details about Red Hat Enterprise MRG:
Red Hat Enterprise MRG datasheet [PDF]: Red Hat Enterprise MRG is a next-generation IT infrastructure that solves significant challenges for today’s IT decision-makers.