[GE users] How to limit the total job count managed by the queue master ?

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Tue Dec 14 10:40:19 GMT 2010


Am 14.12.2010 um 11:33 schrieb pmuller:

> Hi Reuti,
> 
> The manpage says "The number of active (not finished) jobs". I
> interpreted that as "The number of running jobs".

For completeness: there is an extra setting in the scheduler configuration for the running jobs with a similar name "maxujobs" (unless you prefer to use an RQS for it).


> So I asked here
> without testing... Sorry :-)

No prob. - Reuti


> I'll try. Thanks!
> 
> Philippe Muller
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 11:14 AM, reuti <reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Am 14.12.2010 um 11:08 schrieb pmuller:
>> 
>>> Is there a way to :
>>> 1 - Limit the total job count managed by the queue master
>> 
>> you can set "max_jobs" in SGE's configuration.
>> 
>>> 1 - Limit how many pending jobs an user can have
>> 
>> It's only possible in combination witht the running ones: "max_u_jobs" (`man sge_conf`).
>> 
>> -- Reuti
>> 
>>> I'm looking for that because when users submit too many jobs like (>
>>> 10k), the qmaster become very slow (~10-15 seconds to answer a
>>> request).
>>> I know that moving the queue master to a bigger machine will certainly
>>> improve the performances under huge load, but that kind of load is
>>> unusual.
>>> 
>>> Thanks!
>>> 
>>> Philippe Muller
>>> 
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