[gridengine users] Dynamic Resources?

Rayson Ho rayson at scalablelogic.com
Wed Apr 18 21:46:47 UTC 2012

You can use a load sensor to track the state of "external" resources:



On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Earl Lazarus <earl.lazarus at gmail.com> wrote:
> The following capability would really help me out, but  the available
> documentation I've found is tough sledding.
> I want to have a resource on a host that can be turned on and off
> dynamically.  Basically I have scripts that I will submit to SGE, each
> directed to a particular host on the  cluster.
> The script will put a server into execution.  When that happens I want to
> tell the qmaster that a boolean resource is now available on that host (i.e.
> "true").  That server may run for
> hours, days, or weeks.  When I shut it down via a script submitted to SGE,
> the script should notify qmaster that the resource is no longer available on
> that host.  I see how to manually create
> a custom boolean resource via qmon...and I willing to define the resource
> manually; however, I want to have the state of the resource changed via a
> call from my "kickoff" or
> "shutdown" script.   If this is possible then I can submit clients with a
> requirement for that resource and the qmaster will find a host running that
> server.  Is this possible?
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