[GE users] Parallel jobs

Andreas Haas Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM
Mon Jul 26 14:52:23 BST 2004

On Mon, 26 Jul 2004, Alexandre Barras wrote:

> hello,
> I have a interesting question:
> The situation is:
> my cluster has 27 active computers running SGE 6.0
> I launch 3 parallel jobs, and each requires between  8 and 10 processes.
> Currently, SGE starts 2 jobs with 10 processes, and the other one
> doesn't start because there is only 7 active processes remaining.
> I want SGE to run the 3 jobs together, with less processes for some of them.
> Is there a way to do that?

Not without a cron-based "co-scheduler".

Such a beast would use SGE CLI interface to analyze
cluster load/resource situation at a time and then
modify the jobs state/requirements to ensure you get
all three jobs running at the same time.


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