What is Condor, in English?
It can farm out computational work to idle desktop computers.
- Runs on everything
Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, and (even) MS Windows.
- It can work as a traditional batch system
It can manage workload (jobs) on a dedicated cluster of computers
(Beowulf) in place of SGE/LSF/PBS. . .
Can seamlessly integrate dedicated and other resources,
e.g., Beowulfs, and (idle) teaching clusters and/or office desktop machines.
- All types of jobs
Can schedule serial and parallel jobs.
On traditional HPC clusters. . .