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2009-04-03

XtreemOS-MD first release available!

The Mobile Device Flavor of XtreemOS (aka. XtreemOS-MD) has been recently released and it is available for downloading and testing from Mandriva repositories under the directory devel/xtreemos/2008.0/mobile.

ftp://ftp.free.fr/mirrors/ftp.mandriva.com/MandrivaLinux/devel/xtreemos/2008.0/mobile/

The XtreemOS-MD software distribution is our first released implementation XtreemOS project for Mobile Devices, which integrates the Grid client functionality in Mobile Devices. The most important features are:

  • Grid available out of the box: the installation is as simple as a single click on a Web page and no user configuration is required, only your username and password for the Grid.
  • Grid login uses a plug-able, Single-Sign-On system. Login may be manual or automatic.
  • Automounting of the home Grid filesystem volume when user logs-in the Grid.
  • User may launch processes in the Grid.
  • User may run applications compliant with SAGA API (further work is needed for complete support)


XtreemOS-MD is currently available for two platforms:

  • Nokia N800 and Nokia 810 Internet Tablets running Maemo 2008 distribution.
  • Angstrom 2007.12 (currently, the last stable version until the date of publication of XtreemOS-MD, 2008/02/28) running in a Qemu emulator.


Installation is easier in Maemo 2008 (i.e. Nokia N8x0), because the platform provides the
functionality of "click to install" without needing to login as root in your mobile device. In Angstrom, installation requires to download and execute an installation script as root on top of a QEMU emulator.

2008-12-19

First public release: Download XtreemOS!

The XtreemOS European project is happy to announce the first public version of the XtreemOS Grid Operating System.

XtreemOS RC1 is the result of a combined 2 years-long effort by XtreemOS members from 19 academic and industrial partners.

The main features in this release are listed hereafter:

  •  Submit, check and control jobs,
  •  Distributed management of jobs: no global job scheduler,
  •  Complete file system functionality,
  •  Manage the Virtual Organizations' full lifecyle,
  •  SAGA / XOSAGA API.


For installation instructions and more details on these features, click here where the release notes are available.

Your feed-back on this early version of the XtreemOS Grid OS will be highly appreciated.