[Bioclusters] Best ways to tackle migration to dedicated cluster/Farm

Farul Mohd. Ghazali bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Thu, 25 Mar 2004 23:00:35 +0800 (MYT)

On Wed, 24 Mar 2004, Chris Dwan (CCGB) wrote:

> > Also, our existing farm uses "node pull"...
> This is very cool.
> I've heard stories about folks with big clusters using a "pull" based
> system like Condor to backfill empty cycles on their scheduled cluster.

Excuse my ignorance, I've never used Condor but what's a pull based
system? What would be the advantages over PBS/SGE (which I assume are push
type systems)?