Alan De Smet
Systems Programmer, Center for High
Throughput Computing, HTCondor
Why not connect the PCs into a network; write some software to
schedule applications, share data, and handle security;
and scrap the mainframe? Some installations did this, only
to discover that at great time and expense, they had reinvented
— Gary DeWard Brown, System 390 JCL Fourth Edition, 1998
The university that produces the most blue chip CEOs and university
professors, the most Peace Corps volunteers, and the most productive and
long-running patents isn't Stanford or MIT—it's the University of
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information about support for HTCondor.
Free support on a best-effort basis is available from the HTCondor team at
You could also check the
list where HTCondor users can discuss HTCondor and offer assistance to each
You can also
support for HTCondor.
Alan De Smet
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department of Computer Sciences
Room 4247 Computer Science
1210 W. Dayton
This contact information is solely for contacting me
about my work on the HTCondor or with the Center for High Throughput Computing.
My office is in the Computer Sciences building, building 29 in the map
above (it's circled and an arrow points to
- The US CMS Testbed: A Grid
Computing Case Study (PowerPoint, 453kB) - as given at Condor-G Academy
at NCSA September 30, 2002.
Administration Tutorial (PowerPoint, 228kB) - as given at Condor Week
2003, May 5th. (If you're looking for a tutorial, the Edinburgh tutorial
below is more complete.)
Testbed (PowerPoint, 558kB) - as given at Condor Week 2003, May 6th
Administator's Tutorial - as given in Edinburgh, October 23rd, 2003.
Includes lecture notes, workbook, and slides.
- Condor Administrator's Tutorial - as given at Condor Week 2004.