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CHANGELOG:

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2        LEGEND  f: fixed - c: changed - a: added - r: removed
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41.1:
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6    web)
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8        c: rewritten short versus FQDN hostname detection: now works properly
9           with ganglia hosts not using FQDN hostnames
10        f: display of xml parsetime for overview. no longer display parsetime
11           for archive (no parsing done)
12        f: down/offline nodes are now properly marked in cluster image again
13        f: bug where "Unavailable" row would not be shown in overview summary
14           table
15
16    packaging)
17
18        c: completely redone and rewritten by Olivier Lahaye - thanks!
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20    jobmond)
21
22        a: now supports SLURM Workload Manager!
23        a: warning if connecting to remote BATCH_SERVER is not supported by
24           selected BATCH_API
25        f: bug where incorrect commandline option would trigger traceback in
26           usage()
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28    jobarchived)
29
30        a: now performs regular database Housekeeping every 20 job XML
31           iterations (previously only once at startup)
32        a: now checks if ARCHIVE_DATASOURCES are present in gmetad.conf
33        f: prevent an Exception to occur when determining datasource polling
34           interval
35        f: bug where config file handle was not closed
36
371.0:
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39    jobmond)
40
41        a: now supports multiple udp send channels
42        a: now supports job arrays
43        c: updated Gmetric XDR protocol to version 3.1+ compatible
44
45        c: gmond.conf parsing has been rewritten to handle include's and
46           multiple send channels
47        c: METRIC_MAX_VAL_LEN is now determined from gmond.conf
48        c: utilize new job monarch protocol
49
50        f: can now handle new PBSQuery / pbs_python versions
51        f: default gmond.conf search location is now /etc/ganglia/gmond.conf
52        f: fatal error's are now printed to shell upon startup, not just syslog
53        f: more error checking and miscellanious bugfixes
54
55    jobarchived)
56
57        r: no longer use pyPgSQL for postgres database
58        c: now use psycopg2 module for postgres database
59
60        a: job thread now utilizes db commits and rollbacks
61        a: now use USER/PASS authentication to database (in stead of hostbased)
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63        c: database schema: changed job_id to varchar to support job arrays
64        c: database schema: changed job_name max length to 255, just like
65           torque
66        c: database schema: added username/password role authentication
67        c: utilize new job monarch protocol
68
69        f: job thread no longer hangs when insert/update of a job in database
70           fails
71        f: rewrite of job (finished) detection: all finished jobs again
72           properly detected
73        f: job checking now done post-parsing not while parsing
74        f: more error checking and miscellanious bugfixes
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76    web)
77
78        r: removed Pie chart
79        r: removed TemplatePower
80        r: removed php ini_set's and time limit directive: should be handled in
81           php.ini
82        r: removed "Get Fresh Data" button: served no purpose anymore
83        a: now utilize Dwoo templates for html output
84
85        a: now use USER/PASS authentication to database (in stead of hostbased)
86        a: ClusterImage now drops a shadow below nodes
87        a: RRDs now show "Last: Min: Avg: Max:" values in legend
88
89        c: utilize new job monarch protocol
90        c: all templates rewritten from TemplatePower to Dwoo
91        c: graph.php now used for overview and archive
92        c: RRDs job start/finish line is now dashed green/red line with legend
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94        f: some dbase fields are now CAST to INT for php since postgres now
95           requires explicit casts
96        f: sort order descending/ascending is now correct
97        f: many, many speed and memory improvements
98        f: more error checking and miscellanious bugfixes
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1000.4:
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102        jobmond)
103                a:      SGE support
104                        thanks to: Dave Love - d(d.o.t)love(a.t)liverpool(d.o.t)ac(d.o.t)uk
105                        for writing it!
106                a:      LSF support
107                        thanks to: Mahmoud Hanafi - mhanafi(a.t)csc(d.o.t)com
108                        for writing it!
109                a:      GMETRIC_TARGET is now parsed from gmond.conf
110                a:      GMETRIC_BINARY is now looked for in PATH
111                f:      queue selection support is now working
112                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
113                        for the patch
114        web)
115                a:      large graphs link for job report
116                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
117                a:      SHOW_EMPTY_COLUMN, SHOW_EMPTY_ROW options for ClusterImage hostname parsing
118
1190.3.1:
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121        other)
122                f:      updated INSTALL since "addons" directory is not included by default anymore in Ganglia
123                        thanks to: Steven DuChene linux(d.a.s.h)clusters(a.t)mindspring(d.o.t)com
124                        for reporting it
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126        rpm)
127                f:      add "addons" directory since it's not included by default anymore in Ganglia
128                f:      properly rewrite WEBDIR path in %files when rebuilding rpms with Makefile
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130        web)
131                f:      typo in empty_cpu variable: causing incorrect 'free cpu' count and similar errors
132                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
133                        for reporting it
134                f:      changed erroneous domain detection a little
135                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
136                        for reporting it
137                a:      now properly detects whether or not to use FQDN or short hostnames w/o domain
138                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
139                        thanks to: Jeffrey Sarlo - JSarlo(a.t)Central(d.o.t)UH(d.o.t)EDU
140                        for the many testing and reporting it
141
142                        SPECIAL THANKS to the University of Houston for sending me a shirt!
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144        jobarchived)
145                f:      properly catch postgres exception
146                f:      don't use debug_message while loading config file
147
1480.3:
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150        web)
151                a:      allow per-cluster settings/override options: see CLUSTER_CONFS option
152                a:      clusterimage can now draw nodes at x,y position parsed from hostname
153                        see SORTBY_HOSTNAME for this in clusterconf/example.php
154                a:      clusterimage nodes are now clickable: has link to all jobs from that host
155                a:      clusterimage nodes now have a tooltip: displays hostname and jobids for now
156                a:      jobmonarch logo image
157                        thank to: Robin Day
158                        for the design
159                a:      rrd graph of running/queued jobs to overview
160                a:      per-cluster settings for archive database
161                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
162                        for the patch
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164                c:      host archive view is now more complete and detailed in the same manner as
165                        Ganglia's own host view
166                c:      host archive view available metric list is now compiled from disk,
167                        so that the detailed archive host view works even when the node is currently down.
168                c:      removed size restrictions from detailed host archive view
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170                f:      compatibility: removed php5 call
171                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
172                        for the patch
173                f:      prevent negative cpu/node calculation
174                        thanks to: aloga(a.t)ifca(d.o.t)unican(d.o.t)es
175                        for the patch
176                f:      archive search not properly resetting nodes list
177                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
178                        for the patch
179                f:      detailed host view from jobarchive was broken since hostbased support of 0.2
180                        now host view is properly set and parsed again
181                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
182                        for reporting the bug and suggesting a patch
183                f:      bug where jobstart redline indicator in host detail graphs was set incorrectly
184                        or not at all due to a miscalculation in job times
185                f:      bug where hostimage headertext xoffset was miscalculated, causing the column names
186                        to overlap their position when the columnname was longer than the columnvalues
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188        jobmond)
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190                a:      syslog support
191                a:      report number of running/queued jobs as seperate metrics
192                a:      native gmetric support, much faster and cleaner!
193                        thanks to: Nick Galbreath - nickg(a.t)modp(d.o.t)com
194                        for writing it and allowing inclusion in jobmond
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196                f:      crashing jobmond when multiple nodes amounts are requested in
197                        a queued job: numeric_node variable not initialized properly
198                        thanks to: aloga(a.t)ifca(d.o.t)unican(d.o.t)es
199                        for supplying the patch
200                        and many others for reporting and helping debug this
201                f:      hanging/blocked, increased cpu usage and halted reporting
202                        thanks to: Bas van der Vlies - basv(a.t)sara(d.o.t)nl
203                        for discovering the origin of the bug
204                        thanks to: Mickael Gastineau - gastineau(a.t)imcce(d.o.t)fr
205                        for reporting it and testing the fix
206                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
207                        for reporting it and testing the fix
208                f:      uninitialized variable in checkGmetricVersion()
209                        thanks to: Peter Kruse - pk(a.t)q-leap(d.o.t)com
210                        for the patch
211                f:      undefined PBSError
212                        thanks to: Peter Kruse - pk(a.t)q-leap(d.o.t)com
213                        for reporting it
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215                r:      SGE support broken
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217        jobarchived)
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219                a:      can now use py-rrdtool api instead of pipes, much faster!
220                        install py-rrdtool to use this
221                        backwards compatible fails back to pipes if module not installed
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223                c:      all XML input was uniencoded, which could cause errors,
224                        now all properly converted to normal strings
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226                f:      when XML data source (gmetad) is unavailable parsethread didn't return correctly
227                        which caused a large number of threads to spawn while consuming large amounts of memory
228                f:      autocreate clusterdirs in archivedir
229                f:      unhandled gather exception
230                f:      incorrect stop_timestamping when jobs finished
231                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
232                        for finding and debugging/testing it
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2340.2:
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236        web)
237                f:      misc. optimization and bugfixes
238                f:      now fully compatible with latest PHP5 and PHP4
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240                c:      cluster image now incorporates small text descr.
241                c:      monarch (cluster/host) images no longer displayed
242                        for clusters that are not jobmond enabled
243                c:      pie chart percentages are now cpu-based instead of node-based
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245                a:      host template for Ganglia
246                        adds a extra monarch host image to Ganglia's host overview
247                        which displays/links to the jobs on that host
248                        NOTE!: be sure to copy/install new template from addons/templates
249                a:      (optional) nodes hostnames column
250                        thanks to: Daniel Barthel - daniel(d.o.t)barthel(a.t)nottingham(d.o.t)ac(d.o.t)uk
251                        for the suggestion
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253        jobmond)
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255                f:      when a job metric is longer than maximum metric length,
256                        the info is split up amongst multiple metrics
257                f:      no longer exit when batch server is unavailable
258                        thanks to: Peter Kruse - pk(a.t)q-leap(d.o.t)com
259                        for the patch
260                f:      fd closure bug causing stderr/stdout to remain open after daemonizing
261
262                c:      rearranged code to allow support for other batch systems
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264                a:      (experimental) SGE (Sun Grid Engine) support as batch server
265                        thanks to: Babu Sundaram - babu(a.t)cs(d.o.t)uh(d.o.t)edu
266                        who developed it for a OSCAR's Google-SoC project
267                a:      pidfile support
268                        thanks to: Michael Jeanson - michael(a.t)ccs(d.o.t)usherbrooke(d.o.t)ca
269                        for the patch
270                a:      usage display
271                        thanks to: Michael Jeanson - michael(a.t)ccs(d.o.t)usherbrooke(d.o.t)ca
272                        for the patch
273                a:      queue selection support: ability to specify which QUEUE's to get jobinfo from
274                        thanks to: Michael Jeanson - michael(a.t)ccs(d.o.t)usherbrooke(d.o.t)ca
275                        for the patch
276
277        jobarchived)
278
279                f:      XML retrieval for Ganglia version >= 3.0.3 working properly again
280                f:      database storing for Ganglia version >= 3.0.3 working properly again
281                f:      fd closure bug causing stderr/stdout to remain open after daemonizing
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283                c:      misc. bugfixes to optimize XML connections
284                c:      misc. bugfixes for misc. minor issues
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286                a:      cleaning of stale jobs in dbase: see JOB_TIMEOUT option
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2880.1.1:
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290        web)
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292                f:      misc. layout bugs for overview & search
293                f:      bug that occured when calculating the number of nodes when there
294                        was more than one job running on a machine
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296                c:      column requested memory is now optional through conf.php
297                c:      search and overview tables are now full screen (100%)
298                c:      overview jobnames are now cutoff at max 9 characters
299                        to prevent (layout) scews in the tables
300                c:      overview graphs are no longer downsized
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302                a:      (optional) column 'queued' (since) in overview
303                a:      search results (can) now have a SEARCH_RESULT_LIMIT
304                        this increases performance of the query's significantly!
305                a:      date/time format as displayed is now configurable through conf.php
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307        jobmond)
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309                a:      now reports 'queued since' (or creation time) of jobs
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311        documentation)
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313                f:      wrong e-mail adress in INSTALL (doh!)
314
3150.1:
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317        - First public release
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