[Moabusers] scheduling question
samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Sun Mar 18 18:57:39 MDT 2012
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On 17/03/12 06:56, Denver Smith wrote:
> One problem that we have here is that it's hard to run jobs that
> are asking for multiple nodes because there are lots of smaller
> single node jobs which the scheduler gives the available nodes to
> as they become available, even if they are queued at a later time.
> What is the best way to deal with this?
We prioritise on number of CPUs and XFACTOR, thus..
# Ignore how long a job has been queued for.
# Allow users to reduce job priority.
# Use XFACTOR for prioritisation, and include bypass
# Weight on number of CPUs requested to give wider jobs
# higher priority.
Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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