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Which version of Grid Engine is currently in use in HPCVL machines?

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The present version of Grid Engine in HPCVL machines is:

Sun Grid Engine 6.1 (update 4)

This version of the software was designed for grid computing, ie, to allow the distribution of a workload over a network of computers that extends over several sites. This version allows the allocation of priorities, and the implementation of Utilization Policies. Please check this FAQ occasionally to stay informed about changes in the usage of Grid Engine.