[slurm-users] ntpd or chrony?

Simon Flood S.M.Flood at uis.cam.ac.uk
Mon Jan 15 08:03:50 MST 2018

On 15/01/18 02:11, Lachlan Musicman wrote:

>  From what I've read ntpd is better for always on devices, and chrony's been
> created for devices with a more intermittent access to a time server/the
> internet.
> What are people's thoughts and what are people using?

If you haven't already seen https://chrony.tuxfamily.org/comparison.html 
you might find it useful.

I'll note that with SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 (currently in beta) SUSE 
are switching from ntp to chrony - see 
https://www.suse.com/betaprogram/sle-beta/#technical .

Simon Flood
HPC System Administrator
University of Cambridge Information Services
United Kingdom

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