Created on Thursday, 23 April 2009 02:24
Written by Brock Palen
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Brock Palen and Jeff Squyres speak with Josh Butikofer of Cluster Resources Inc. and Ake Sandgren of HPC2N about the Torque resource manager.
Ake has been a sysadmin for the past 20 odd years. Working at HPC2N (www.hpc2n.umu.se) since 97 and before that at the Department of Computing Science at Umeå University, Sweden (www.cs.umu.se). He has been running systems of various types since 87, iPSC/2, Alliant, IBM SP/2, various Linux clusters.
Josh Butikofer is the Director of Grid Technologies at Cluster Resources, Inc. He is primarily involved with overseeing and participating in development of the TORQUE Resource Manager and Moab family of products. Josh has been active in the HPC software industry for several years and has been involved in improving the scalability and performance of distributed software since 1999. He graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University.