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From Lahiru Gunathilake <glah...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Generating Job Ids for GFac Providers
Date Sat, 01 Jun 2013 16:31:22 GMT
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On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 12:29 PM, Saminda Wijeratne <samindaw@gmail.com>wrote:

> hmmm... I guess we need to think of id generation differently for each
> provider type to make sense of the ID.
>
>
> On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 10:44 PM, Suresh Marru <smarru@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > 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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PTI Lab
Indiana University

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