Author Topic: Qube! 5.0 Released (Gold)  (Read 1987 times)

anthony

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Qube! 5.0 Released (Gold)
« on: January 14, 2007, 01:42:14 PM »
Hey Everyone,

    Yes... finally!!! 5.0 is here! We have spent alot of time adding features, bug fixing and testing to bring you the most flexable, fast and stable version of Qube! yet. 

     You can access the software here:

     http://ftp.pipelinefx.com/smf/downloads/qube/5.0/release/0/

     Please download and install the appropriate versions for your systems.

     Thank you,

           Pipelinefx Support Team
       


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# Description:
# Qube! 5.0 Release Notes
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@RELEASE: 5.0-0 (2007-01-08)


@SUMMARY:
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This release focuses on performance and stability improvements to  provide a robust platform for future developments.


@INSTALLATION:
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Please see the Installation.pdf document that comes with "Qube!".


@PLATFORMS:
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Fedora Core 2.0
Fedora Core 3.0
Fedora Core 5.0
Redhat Linux 9.0
Redhat Enterprise Linux 3.0
Redhat Enterprise Linux 4.0
Suse Linux 9.2
Suse Linux 9.3
Suse Linux 10.0
Apple OSX 10.4
Windows 2003
Windows XP
Windows 2000

@COMPATIBILITY:
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This release requires 5.0 version and above.

@COREFIXES:
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@FEATURE: qbjobs --percent Option added Filter the jobs based upon  percent done
@FEATURE: qbjobs --archive Option added Allows input of *.qja or  *.xja files to display their contents.
@FEATURE: new hostorder system which displays pending reason for a  job for every single host.
@FEATURE: database prefix support Allows advanced administrators to  prepend a string to all database names created by Qube!
@FEATURE: subjobs which have no agenda items are now auto-completed
@FEATURE: exposed setsupervisor(), getsupervisor(), and ping() in python
@FEATURE: new worker sub port added to eliminate need for "max  connections" errors
@FEATURE: added python 2.5 support
@FEATURE: Start and complete times for subjob and work items are now  tracked and available in the api
@FEATURE: qbsub --account Option added --account data can now be  submitted using the qbsub command
@FEATURE: qbmodify --groups Option added --groups filters jobs based  upon the group the job belongs to.
@FEATURE: qbhist --xml Option added --xml allows the data to be  printed in an xml format
@FEATURE: added qbjobtypeavailable() and qbjobconfig() to python api
@FEATURE: qube now limits cpus to the agenda size
@FEATURE: qbjobs --expression Option added --expression allows users  to filter jobs based upon different fields in the job which match a  logical criteria (ex. id > 1000).
@FEATURE: added worker_description field to qb.conf format.
@FEATURE: return data path for return of result information from job  types This allows job types such as maya to return back information  such as results or output files.
@BUGFIX: Removed .NET requirement.  Qube! does not require .NET to be  installed to operate correctly.
@BUGFIX: The watchdog does not cause performance issues with the  command prompt window.
@BUGFIX: The watchdog service for windows is now 64bit compatible.
@BUGFIX: Job command performance has been addressed, (kill, remove,  etc...)
@BUGFIX: email queue implemented to cache unsent email (if email  server is down or mail rejected, it is cached to be sent later)
@BUGFIX: logs for daemons on windows where the lines are mixed up,  has been corrected.
@BUGFIX: python api, qb.archivejob() added agenda items
@BUGFIX: python api, qb.stats() exposed
@BUGFIX: fixed linux memory tracking for 2.6.x kernels
@BUGFIX: fixed remote configuration system to guarantee proper remote  configuration.