Using the SBGrid Environment
Support for Site Administrators
Hardware Support Notes
Support for Developers
The SBGrid Software Suite can run on computers running Linux and macOS/OS X operating systems.
We build and test software under 64-bit CentOS 7 and 8. The majority of our Linux users are using Red Hat or CentOS distributions, but labs also use Ubuntu, Debian and OpenSuSE with SBGrid. We don't explicitly test the software on distributions other than CentOS, but the majority of the software is known to work. We will work to resolve problems reported by users of these Linux distributions where possible on a best-effort basis.
We officially support the two most recent releases of Red Hat/CentOS/Scientific Linux (currently 7 and 8).
GPUs We support a number of titles that run on nVidia GPU hardware. We include the required libraries for these applications and typically only the latest driver for the hardware is required.
We build and test programs for macOS under the most five most recent OS X/macOS releases.
Windows provides Linux compatibility environment called "Windows Subsystem for Linux" (WSL), based on Ubuntu. WSL is still under active development. We suspect it is possible to get the SBGrid applications working with WSL, but we have no experience with Windows can can't provide support. If you have success with SBGrid and WSL, let us know.
The OS X PowerPC branch is currently frozen and is obsolete. The applications are archived and available on request.
The IRIX programs branch is currently frozen and is obsolete. The applications are archived and available on request. SGI was fun.