[GE users] Scalibility of 60u3/u4

Chris Croswhite csc at cadence.com
Wed Apr 27 23:50:25 BST 2005


Rayson,

Perfect.  Thanks for the information!


On Wed, 2005-04-27 at 16:41, Rayson Ho wrote:
> Several hundred hosts, not a problem with SGE5.3 or SGE6.0, many users have
> larger clusters.
> 
> For a hugh amount of jobs, you may need a 64-bit machine so that
> qmaster/scheduler can allocate more than 2GB of memory.
> 
> And SGE doesn't use RSH to dispatch jobs to remote hosts, it is used when
> there are interactive jobs. And you don't even need the normal RSH daemon
> enabled on the hosts.
> 
> Rayson
> 
> 
> >Need some help understanding if SGE 60u3/u4 can meet my needs.  I have
> >used SGE on a small scale, roughly 100 queue instances with no more than
> >500 jobs ever queued/running.  My question is can SGE support a couple
> >hundred queue instances (400-500) with 150,000 -300,000 jobs
> >queued/running?  The environment will be pumping through thousands of
> >very fast execution jobs (5secs to 60 secs runs), yet literally, there
> >will hundreds of thousands of them.
> >
> >Too, since SGE uses RSH to dispatch jobs on remote hosts, is there an
> >issue with having only a single master pushing all these jobs e.g. will
> >the single host run out of ports if there are 400-500 queue instances?
> >
> >Does anyone have experience with this or can give me some suggestions.
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
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