AW: [GE users] max number of jobs per user per queue

Stephan Grell - Sun Germany - SSG - Software Engineer stephan.grell at sun.com
Tue Aug 10 16:16:28 BST 2004


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Reuti wrote:

> Hi again,
>
> to have "one very long slot in the grid per user" (and not per host - 
> sorry): what about abusing the PEs for this? One PE per user with the 
> access rights set to this user. Inside each PE you can set the number 
> of total slots to 1 and add all the queues (or one cluster queue) to it. 

Yes, I thought about the same thing, but one needs to configure one pe 
for each user. Is this not the same overhead as
haveing one queue per user? Except, that qstat will still be usable.

Stephan

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> Reuti
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> Stephan Grell wrote:
>
>> Dear Henrik,
>>
>> well, that scenario is not well suported in Grid Engine. The 
>> sugestion that Reuti had, does help you implement that but
>> it is a complicated setup.
>>
>> It is much easier, if you specify the max number of long running jobs 
>> in the system, but than a user can use all them for
>> himself. I am sorry, but I do not have a better idea right now.
>>
>> Stephan
>>
>> Schulz, Henrik wrote:
>>
>>> Dear Stephan,
>>>
>>> the first one is nearly what I want. I need to allow every user to 
>>> run at least one long running job in the grid. ("Long running" means 
>>> 100 days. Normally, users can run jobs for 3 days). But if there are 
>>> free processors, users should be able to start more than one long 
>>> running job (at most 4, for example).
>>> I know this is a more complex problem. I would be happy to be able 
>>> to do the first one: only one long running job per user in the grid.
>>> The problem is that I cannot limit the number of running jobs 
>>> globally to one per user. Only the long jobs should be limited.
>>>
>>> Henrik
>>>
>>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: Stephan Grell [mailto:stephan.grell at sun.com] Gesendet: 
>>> Dienstag, 10. August 2004 14:50
>>> An: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
>>> Betreff: Re: [GE users] max number of jobs per user per queue
>>>
>>> Dear Henrik,
>>>
>>> do you want one long running job per user in the grid, or one long 
>>> running job per host,
>>> but multiple long running jobs per users is okay?
>>>
>>> Stephan
>>>
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