[IPython-dev] SciPy Sprint summary

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Thu Jul 15 12:34:36 CDT 2010


Justin,

Thanks for the post.  You should also know that it looks like someone
is going to add native SGE support to ipcluster for 0.10.1.  This
should allow the starting of the engines on the compute nodes using
SGE.  I was quite excited with Amazon's announcement that they were
adding a new HPC instance type.  Sounds killer.

Cheers,

Brian

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 7:49 AM, Justin Riley <justin.t.riley@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 07/14/2010 01:05 AM, Brian Granger wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>
>> We wanted to updated everyone on the IPython sprint at SciPy 2010.  We
>> had lots of people sprinting on IPython (something like 7-10), which
>> was fantastic.  Here are some highlights:
>>
>
> Also just wanted to mention, for those using the EC2 cloud, that during
> SciPy I also added a new plugin to the StarCluster project
> (http://web.mit.edu/starcluster) that will automatically configure and
> launch ipcluster on EC2:
>
> http://github.com/jtriley/StarCluster/blob/master/starcluster/plugins/ipcluster.py
>
> The ipcluster plugin will be released in the next version coming out soon.
>
> <plug>
> For those unfamiliar, StarCluster creates/configures scientific
> computing clusters on EC2. The clusters launched have MPI and Sun Grid
> Engine as well as NumPy/SciPy installations compiled against an
> ATLAS/LAPACK that has been optimized for the 8-core instance types.</plug>
>
> Thanks,
>
> ~Justin
>



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Assistant Professor of Physics
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo
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