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This week, I attended the Computing in High Energy Physics (CHEP) 2013 conference in Amsterdam to present a poster on Bosco.Presenting the Bosco PosterThroughout the conference there where many references to Bosco in talks. First and foremost was the CMS talk on using Bosco to access Gordon: Opportunistic Computing [...]
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 9:21:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
A few users of BoscoR, and specifically GridR, have requested several major features:Allow custom packages to be installed on the remote worker node (#3).Specify custom R binaries for the worker nodes (#4). Along with custom binaries, we also added logic so that if you upload new binaries to a [...]
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 10:55:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
I just received this from Dropbox:The notification!An R user in Wisconsin was using GridR so much... that he used up my bandwidth limit on Dropbox while downloading the R binaries. I'm going to put this down as "a good problem to have". [...]
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 6:55:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
This week, the Campus Infrastructures Community debuted the OSG Connect service. Overall it was a very successful workshop. I met 2 users that where very excited about BoscoR, and we had great discussions about using the OSG.Here are a few pictures from my trip to Duke for your [...]
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 12:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source