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HTCondor 8.8.0 released!

January 3, 2019

The HTCondor team is pleased to announce the release of HTCondor 8.8.0. After a year and a half of development, this is the first release of the new stable series. Highlights of this release are: Automatically add AWS resources to your pool using HTCondor Annex; The Python bindings now include submit functionality; Added the ability to run a job immediately by replacing a running job; A new mini(ht)condor package makes single node installations easy; HTCondor now tracks and reports GPU utilization; Several performance enhancements in the collector; The grid universe can create and manage VM instances in Microsoft Azure; The MUNGE security method is now supported on all Linux platforms. More details about the new features can be found in the Upgrade Section. A few bugs and memory leaks were fixed during our stabilization effort. More details about the fixes can be found in the Version History. HTCondor 8.8.0 binaries and source code are available from our Downloads page.