[gridengine users] Is there a way to let big jobs through?

Kamel Mazouzi mazouzi at gmail.com
Mon Jun 5 21:20:45 UTC 2017


Hi,

Check this link:
http://arc.liv.ac.uk/SGE/howto/sge-configs.html#_avoiding_starvation_resource_reservation_backfilling_a_id_rr_a

KM

On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 11:04 PM, Chester Langin <cl.research at siu.edu> wrote:

> Hello,
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> Large jobs seem to be stuck in "qw" indefinitely on our HPC cluster while
> a steady input of small jobs take up the slots.  Is there an easy way to
> make the small jobs wait in "qw" longer so that the big jobs can proceed to
> "r" in a timely manner?
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> Our nodes have 20 cores each.  One user is submitting 8-slot jobs by the
> thousands with a script.  Each of these jobs lasts approximately 15
> minutes.  Another user is submitting a small number of 80-slot jobs.  The
> 80-slot jobs never make it past "qw" unless I email the first user and ask
> him to temporarily stop his script which submits the small jobs.  Is there
> a better way to handle this?
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> Chet Langin, SIU
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