GT 4.2.1 GRAM2

Warning

The GT4 release includes the pre-WS version of GRAM (referred to as GRAM2), for legacy purposes only - it will be deprecated at some future time as experience is gained with the WS implementation. This page includes features only available in GT4. Otherwise, please use the existing documentation for GRAM2: here


The Grid Resource Allocation and Management (GRAM) service provides a single interface for requesting and using remote system resources for the execution of "jobs". The most common use of GRAM is remote application execution and control. It is designed to provide a uniform, flexible interface to job scheduling systems.

The following guides are available for this component:
Execution (Jobs) Management Key Concepts For important general concepts. [pdf]
Admin Guide For system administrators configuring GRAM2. [pdf]
User's Guide For users of GRAM2. [pdf]
Developer's Guide For developers wishing to program with GRAM2. [pdf]
Using Scheduler Event Generator with GRAM2 Describes using the Scheduler Event Generator (SEG) for obtaining job state information from the scheduler log files in place of running a poll command periodically. [pdf]
Using Audit Logging in GRAM2 Describes using the Audit Logging feature to provide access to audit and accounting information associated with jobs that GRAM2 submits to a local resource manager (LRM) such as PBS, LSF, or Condor. [pdf]
Release Notes What's new with the 4.2.1 release for this component. [pdf]
All GRAM2 Guides (PDF only)Includes all the above GT4 GRAM2 guides