[GE users] Scheduler info after the fact?

Charu Chaubal Charu.Chaubal at Sun.COM
Wed Aug 25 18:16:39 BST 2004


I should have mentioned that these only work on running/pending jobs, not 
completed jobs --- unfortunately the system doesn't keep track of priorities on 
finished jobs, so you'd need to grab the info before the jobs finish.  I guess 
maybe even an epilog could log it for you?

---Charu


Charu Chaubal wrote:
> Hi Beth,
> 
> Use qstat -urg, qstat -ext, and qstat -pri to show the different factors 
> contributing to the priority (you can actually use all of them together, 
> and make your window reeeeaaaallllllllyyyy wide :^)
> 
> You can also tack on '-r' to see details on the resource urgency factors.
> 
> Regards,
>     Charu
> 
> 
> Beth Meyer wrote:
> 
>> Is there a way to determine, after a job has finished, why it was 
>> given a certain priority? I've set up a very simple system that uses 
>> the priority flag (-p) in combination with the share tree to schedule 
>> jobs. There are essentially 3 projects, projectA and projectB each 
>> have a 40% share, while projectC has a 20% share.  Jobs are submitted 
>> with a priority of 90,60,30, or -10.
>>
>> What I expected was that all jobs submitted with a priority of 90 
>> would run, then all jobs with a priority of 60, then 30, then -10. 
>> Within each individual priority band, I expected that jobs would sort 
>> according to the share tree.  This mostly works, except that one job 
>> from projectA with a priority of 40 was scheduled before 2 jobs from 
>> projectC that had a priority of 60. 2 other jobs from projectA that 
>> also had a priority of 40 ran after the priority 60 projects from 
>> projectB.
>>
>> I would like to know how much the share tree and priority contributed 
>> to the scheduling order of these particular jobs, so I can make 
>> adjustments where needed.  The Policy Importance Factor is set to 
>> Priority = 1, urgency = .0 and tickets = .01, there are 1000 share 
>> tree tickets, and no override or functional tickets. I am using SGEEE 
>> 6.0u1
>>
>> Beth
>>
>>
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