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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        a: archive search now has "include running jobs" option
9        c: rewritten short versus FQDN hostname detection: now works properly
10           with ganglia hosts not using FQDN hostnames
11        f: display of xml parsetime for overview. no longer display parsetime
12           for archive (no parsing done)
13        f: down/offline nodes are now properly marked in cluster image again
14        f: bug where "Unavailable" row would not be shown in overview summary
15           table
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17    packaging)
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19        c: completely redone and rewritten by Olivier Lahaye - thanks!
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21    jobmond)
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23        a: now supports SLURM Workload Manager!
24        a: warning if connecting to remote BATCH_SERVER is not supported by
25           selected BATCH_API
26        f: bug where incorrect commandline option would trigger traceback in
27           usage()
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29    jobarchived)
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31        a: now performs regular database Housekeeping every 20 job XML
32           iterations (previously only once at startup)
33        a: now checks if ARCHIVE_DATASOURCES are present in gmetad.conf
34        f: prevent an Exception to occur when determining datasource polling
35           interval
36        f: bug where config file handle was not closed
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381.0:
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40    jobmond)
41
42        a: now supports multiple udp send channels
43        a: now supports job arrays
44        c: updated Gmetric XDR protocol to version 3.1+ compatible
45
46        c: gmond.conf parsing has been rewritten to handle include's and
47           multiple send channels
48        c: METRIC_MAX_VAL_LEN is now determined from gmond.conf
49        c: utilize new job monarch protocol
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51        f: can now handle new PBSQuery / pbs_python versions
52        f: default gmond.conf search location is now /etc/ganglia/gmond.conf
53        f: fatal error's are now printed to shell upon startup, not just syslog
54        f: more error checking and miscellanious bugfixes
55
56    jobarchived)
57
58        r: no longer use pyPgSQL for postgres database
59        c: now use psycopg2 module for postgres database
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61        a: job thread now utilizes db commits and rollbacks
62        a: now use USER/PASS authentication to database (in stead of hostbased)
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64        c: database schema: changed job_id to varchar to support job arrays
65        c: database schema: changed job_name max length to 255, just like
66           torque
67        c: database schema: added username/password role authentication
68        c: utilize new job monarch protocol
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70        f: job thread no longer hangs when insert/update of a job in database
71           fails
72        f: rewrite of job (finished) detection: all finished jobs again
73           properly detected
74        f: job checking now done post-parsing not while parsing
75        f: more error checking and miscellanious bugfixes
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77    web)
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79        r: removed Pie chart
80        r: removed TemplatePower
81        r: removed php ini_set's and time limit directive: should be handled in
82           php.ini
83        r: removed "Get Fresh Data" button: served no purpose anymore
84        a: now utilize Dwoo templates for html output
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86        a: now use USER/PASS authentication to database (in stead of hostbased)
87        a: ClusterImage now drops a shadow below nodes
88        a: RRDs now show "Last: Min: Avg: Max:" values in legend
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90        c: utilize new job monarch protocol
91        c: all templates rewritten from TemplatePower to Dwoo
92        c: graph.php now used for overview and archive
93        c: RRDs job start/finish line is now dashed green/red line with legend
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95        f: some dbase fields are now CAST to INT for php since postgres now
96           requires explicit casts
97        f: sort order descending/ascending is now correct
98        f: many, many speed and memory improvements
99        f: more error checking and miscellanious bugfixes
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1010.4:
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103        jobmond)
104                a:      SGE support
105                        thanks to: Dave Love - d(d.o.t)love(a.t)liverpool(d.o.t)ac(d.o.t)uk
106                        for writing it!
107                a:      LSF support
108                        thanks to: Mahmoud Hanafi - mhanafi(a.t)csc(d.o.t)com
109                        for writing it!
110                a:      GMETRIC_TARGET is now parsed from gmond.conf
111                a:      GMETRIC_BINARY is now looked for in PATH
112                f:      queue selection support is now working
113                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
114                        for the patch
115        web)
116                a:      large graphs link for job report
117                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
118                a:      SHOW_EMPTY_COLUMN, SHOW_EMPTY_ROW options for ClusterImage hostname parsing
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1200.3.1:
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122        other)
123                f:      updated INSTALL since "addons" directory is not included by default anymore in Ganglia
124                        thanks to: Steven DuChene linux(d.a.s.h)clusters(a.t)mindspring(d.o.t)com
125                        for reporting it
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127        rpm)
128                f:      add "addons" directory since it's not included by default anymore in Ganglia
129                f:      properly rewrite WEBDIR path in %files when rebuilding rpms with Makefile
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131        web)
132                f:      typo in empty_cpu variable: causing incorrect 'free cpu' count and similar errors
133                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
134                        for reporting it
135                f:      changed erroneous domain detection a little
136                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
137                        for reporting it
138                a:      now properly detects whether or not to use FQDN or short hostnames w/o domain
139                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
140                        thanks to: Jeffrey Sarlo - JSarlo(a.t)Central(d.o.t)UH(d.o.t)EDU
141                        for the many testing and reporting it
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143                        SPECIAL THANKS to the University of Houston for sending me a shirt!
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145        jobarchived)
146                f:      properly catch postgres exception
147                f:      don't use debug_message while loading config file
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1490.3:
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151        web)
152                a:      allow per-cluster settings/override options: see CLUSTER_CONFS option
153                a:      clusterimage can now draw nodes at x,y position parsed from hostname
154                        see SORTBY_HOSTNAME for this in clusterconf/example.php
155                a:      clusterimage nodes are now clickable: has link to all jobs from that host
156                a:      clusterimage nodes now have a tooltip: displays hostname and jobids for now
157                a:      jobmonarch logo image
158                        thank to: Robin Day
159                        for the design
160                a:      rrd graph of running/queued jobs to overview
161                a:      per-cluster settings for archive database
162                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
163                        for the patch
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165                c:      host archive view is now more complete and detailed in the same manner as
166                        Ganglia's own host view
167                c:      host archive view available metric list is now compiled from disk,
168                        so that the detailed archive host view works even when the node is currently down.
169                c:      removed size restrictions from detailed host archive view
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171                f:      compatibility: removed php5 call
172                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
173                        for the patch
174                f:      prevent negative cpu/node calculation
175                        thanks to: aloga(a.t)ifca(d.o.t)unican(d.o.t)es
176                        for the patch
177                f:      archive search not properly resetting nodes list
178                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
179                        for the patch
180                f:      detailed host view from jobarchive was broken since hostbased support of 0.2
181                        now host view is properly set and parsed again
182                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
183                        for reporting the bug and suggesting a patch
184                f:      bug where jobstart redline indicator in host detail graphs was set incorrectly
185                        or not at all due to a miscalculation in job times
186                f:      bug where hostimage headertext xoffset was miscalculated, causing the column names
187                        to overlap their position when the columnname was longer than the columnvalues
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189        jobmond)
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191                a:      syslog support
192                a:      report number of running/queued jobs as seperate metrics
193                a:      native gmetric support, much faster and cleaner!
194                        thanks to: Nick Galbreath - nickg(a.t)modp(d.o.t)com
195                        for writing it and allowing inclusion in jobmond
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197                f:      crashing jobmond when multiple nodes amounts are requested in
198                        a queued job: numeric_node variable not initialized properly
199                        thanks to: aloga(a.t)ifca(d.o.t)unican(d.o.t)es
200                        for supplying the patch
201                        and many others for reporting and helping debug this
202                f:      hanging/blocked, increased cpu usage and halted reporting
203                        thanks to: Bas van der Vlies - basv(a.t)sara(d.o.t)nl
204                        for discovering the origin of the bug
205                        thanks to: Mickael Gastineau - gastineau(a.t)imcce(d.o.t)fr
206                        for reporting it and testing the fix
207                        thanks to: Craig West - cwest(a.t)astro(d.o.t)umass(d.o.t)edu
208                        for reporting it and testing the fix
209                f:      uninitialized variable in checkGmetricVersion()
210                        thanks to: Peter Kruse - pk(a.t)q-leap(d.o.t)com
211                        for the patch
212                f:      undefined PBSError
213                        thanks to: Peter Kruse - pk(a.t)q-leap(d.o.t)com
214                        for reporting it
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216                r:      SGE support broken
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218        jobarchived)
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220                a:      can now use py-rrdtool api instead of pipes, much faster!
221                        install py-rrdtool to use this
222                        backwards compatible fails back to pipes if module not installed
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224                c:      all XML input was uniencoded, which could cause errors,
225                        now all properly converted to normal strings
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227                f:      when XML data source (gmetad) is unavailable parsethread didn't return correctly
228                        which caused a large number of threads to spawn while consuming large amounts of memory
229                f:      autocreate clusterdirs in archivedir
230                f:      unhandled gather exception
231                f:      incorrect stop_timestamping when jobs finished
232                        thanks to: Alexis Michon - alexis(d.o.t)michon(a.t)ibcp(d.o.t)fr
233                        for finding and debugging/testing it
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2350.2:
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237        web)
238                f:      misc. optimization and bugfixes
239                f:      now fully compatible with latest PHP5 and PHP4
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241                c:      cluster image now incorporates small text descr.
242                c:      monarch (cluster/host) images no longer displayed
243                        for clusters that are not jobmond enabled
244                c:      pie chart percentages are now cpu-based instead of node-based
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246                a:      host template for Ganglia
247                        adds a extra monarch host image to Ganglia's host overview
248                        which displays/links to the jobs on that host
249                        NOTE!: be sure to copy/install new template from addons/templates
250                a:      (optional) nodes hostnames column
251                        thanks to: Daniel Barthel - daniel(d.o.t)barthel(a.t)nottingham(d.o.t)ac(d.o.t)uk
252                        for the suggestion
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254        jobmond)
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256                f:      when a job metric is longer than maximum metric length,
257                        the info is split up amongst multiple metrics
258                f:      no longer exit when batch server is unavailable
259                        thanks to: Peter Kruse - pk(a.t)q-leap(d.o.t)com
260                        for the patch
261                f:      fd closure bug causing stderr/stdout to remain open after daemonizing
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263                c:      rearranged code to allow support for other batch systems
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265                a:      (experimental) SGE (Sun Grid Engine) support as batch server
266                        thanks to: Babu Sundaram - babu(a.t)cs(d.o.t)uh(d.o.t)edu
267                        who developed it for a OSCAR's Google-SoC project
268                a:      pidfile support
269                        thanks to: Michael Jeanson - michael(a.t)ccs(d.o.t)usherbrooke(d.o.t)ca
270                        for the patch
271                a:      usage display
272                        thanks to: Michael Jeanson - michael(a.t)ccs(d.o.t)usherbrooke(d.o.t)ca
273                        for the patch
274                a:      queue selection support: ability to specify which QUEUE's to get jobinfo from
275                        thanks to: Michael Jeanson - michael(a.t)ccs(d.o.t)usherbrooke(d.o.t)ca
276                        for the patch
277
278        jobarchived)
279
280                f:      XML retrieval for Ganglia version >= 3.0.3 working properly again
281                f:      database storing for Ganglia version >= 3.0.3 working properly again
282                f:      fd closure bug causing stderr/stdout to remain open after daemonizing
283
284                c:      misc. bugfixes to optimize XML connections
285                c:      misc. bugfixes for misc. minor issues
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287                a:      cleaning of stale jobs in dbase: see JOB_TIMEOUT option
288
2890.1.1:
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291        web)
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293                f:      misc. layout bugs for overview & search
294                f:      bug that occured when calculating the number of nodes when there
295                        was more than one job running on a machine
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297                c:      column requested memory is now optional through conf.php
298                c:      search and overview tables are now full screen (100%)
299                c:      overview jobnames are now cutoff at max 9 characters
300                        to prevent (layout) scews in the tables
301                c:      overview graphs are no longer downsized
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303                a:      (optional) column 'queued' (since) in overview
304                a:      search results (can) now have a SEARCH_RESULT_LIMIT
305                        this increases performance of the query's significantly!
306                a:      date/time format as displayed is now configurable through conf.php
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308        jobmond)
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310                a:      now reports 'queued since' (or creation time) of jobs
311
312        documentation)
313
314                f:      wrong e-mail adress in INSTALL (doh!)
315
3160.1:
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318        - First public release
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