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 18:07:52 BST 2004


Reuti wrote:

> Stephan Grell - Sun Germany - SSG - Software Engineer wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
>
> It's indeed the same overhead. But with a PE, this one slot is 
> 'floating' on the grid (one/two CPU machines). If you have one 
> dedicated queue per user bound to one machine (with one slot), it is 
> likely to happen, that exactly this node will be down for any reason. 

Yes, you are right. I considert cqueues, but that will result in user * 
hosts queue instances. The pe aproach is the better one.

Stephan

>
>
> I first thought about a SMP system, when I red the question. There one 
> queue per user would be really the same as having one PE per user.
>
> qstat is usable in both setups I think:
>
> -one queue for each user on one dedicated machine: okay, just look at 
> this queue
> -one PE for each user: look what's running in the cluster queue 
> "very_long", to which all 'user-PEs' are bound
>
> Reuti
>
>
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