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From Suresh Marru <sma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Generating Job Ids for GFac Providers
Date Sat, 01 Jun 2013 02:44:54 GMT
On May 31, 2013, at 10:33 PM, Danushka Menikkumbura <danushka.menikkumbura@gmail.com>
wrote:

> UUID is good enough IMO and based on its version it could include the
> timestamp, MAC address, etc.

Yes UUID is enough, but looks like Saminda is after a pretty looking UUID algorithm. Pretty
is subjective here.

> 
> Danushka
> 
> 
> On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 7:58 AM, Suresh Marru <smarru@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Superficially, every process will have a ID. The local and ssh jobs have a
>> unix process id. EC2 has InstanceID, Unicore has a job id and so on. I do
>> not have any pretty ID generation suggestion. The pretest I know off beyond
>> UUID is the time in milliseconds:)
>> 
>> Suresh
>> On May 31, 2013, at 9:59 PM, Lahiru Gunathilake <glahiru@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> JobID is only applicable for Gram Jobs.
>>> 
>>> Lahiru
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 6:28 PM, Saminda Wijeratne <samindaw@gmail.com
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi Devs,
>>>> 
>>>> Some GFac Providers do not have a job id returned when a job is
>> submitted
>>>> (eg: EC2Provider). If we are to persist the job data for these
>> providers we
>>>> need to have a job id unique for the job table. Any suggestions on a
>> good
>>>> generation algorithm which wouldn't look so ugly as a UUID?
>>>> 
>>>> Saminda
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> System Analyst Programmer
>>> PTI Lab
>>> Indiana University
>> 
>> 


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