New Version of Univa Grid Engine 2x Faster Than Sun Grid Engine 6.2u5March 30, 2017
Univa, a leading innovator of workload management products, today announced the general availably of its Grid Engine 8.5.0 product. Univa’s enterprise customers continue to push the boundaries of scalability and performance and Univa has responded. With Univa Grid Engine 8.5.0 benchmarks show an impressive 2x performance improvement in scheduling and processing of all types of workload versus previous versions of Grid Engine. Enterprises will now see immediate results with less wait time and more work completed.
In addition to scalability and performance improvements, this release includes resource map enhancements for selecting host-based resources such as GPUs and improvements to Docker device selection, allowing GPUs to be mapped into Docker containers. Users can now place GPU applications into Docker containers and run them on any Docker-enabled host in the cluster.
Univa’s internal benchmarks have been in use for years as part of the automated testing matrix during product development and quality assurance. A tech brief detailing the tests and the results quoted is available at http://www.univa.com/resources/wp-univa-grid-engine.php