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Re: Proposal: Fedora@Home Project



On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 10:32 AM, Bryan Che <bche redhat com> wrote:
>  We are doing most of this work upstream in the Condor community.  So,
>  the development work is not Fedora-branded.

Great!

>  Do you mean a custom Fedora spin?  I'd love eventually to have this as a
>  first-boot option on a standard Fedora distribution where users can
>  opt-in to donating CPU cycles.

That sort of discussion is a ways out I think, but its probably
appropriate as a vision statement in your SIGs page.

>  To clarify: if we host the live scheduler at Fedora, would we still
>  brand this as a Fedora project even if we support having other platforms
>  donate CPU cycles?


An actual scheduler service that runs on Fedora project
infrastructure... yes I would support branding it as a Fedora project.
Since I've no idea what is needed to actual host a scheduler, you'll
have to have a discussion with infrastructure concerning required
resources and then bring a summary of that discussion back to fab.
I'd want to know what the resource burn for a scheduler is expected to
be.  If we are doing a scientific task initially, do we have to commit
to storing a large data or results set on Fedora infrastructure as
well as the scheduler?

-jef


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