Kestrel: An XMPP-based Many-Task Computing Framework


Kestrel is a job scheduler and dispatcher for distributed computing systems, particularly Virtual Organization Clusters, and uses XMPP for monitoring the state of all compute elements in the cluster and dispatching tasks.


Kestrel depends on the SleekXMPP library, but there currently is no SleekXMPP package on PyPI. Download and install a copy from GitHub before installing kestrel.


Most development is being done at Bitbucket, but there is a Google Code project as well.