[gridengine users] maintaining spooldb/sge_job
d.love at liverpool.ac.uk
Sat May 26 14:12:22 UTC 2012
Simon Matthews <simon.d.matthews at gmail.com> writes:
> Some googling on Berkeley DB shows that it is safe for concurrent access by
> different users, so it should be safe to run db_checkpoint without shutting
> down the qmaster.
That depends. OGS changed the spool handling so that the database is
opened with the DB_PRIVATE flag, which is definitely not safe. See
You need the choice so that you can at least do live backups from other
filesystems, as described in
<http://arc.liv.ac.uk/SGE/htmlman/htmlman5/bootstrap.html>, but that's
only in the development version currently.
Community Grid Engine: http://arc.liv.ac.uk/SGE/
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