Sun N1 Grid Engine 6.1 Administration Guide


The installation procedure sets up these parameters. A script for starting up the dbwriter is provided with the reporting module. Please see the N1 Grid Engine 6 Installation Guide for details. The following parameters have to be set for dbwriter.

Database System

The dbwriter can connect to different brands of database systems (supported systems are PostgreSQL and Oracle). The following parameters have to be set:

Database Server

Which database on which host to use is set by configuring the JDBC URL: The URL parameter is set to the JDBC URL of the database to use. Follow the guidelines of the database vendor for the syntax to use. For, example for a PostgreSQL database: jdbc:postgresql://<hostname>:5432/arco

Base Directory for Reporting Files

The path where dbwriter will find reporting files is set in the REPORTING_FILE variable. The base directory is typically set to $SGE_ROOT/$SGE_CELL/common