[GE users] SGE 6.0u7 - restriction in user-land of the amount of concurrent simulations for "me"

Peter Toft pto at linuxbog.dk
Tue Apr 4 19:35:27 BST 2006


On Mon, 3 Apr 2006, Rayson Ho wrote:

> Did you try "maxujobs"??

But that is a sys-admin parameter, not a user-land controllable parameter 
- or am I mistaking?

Best Peter

> 
> Rayson
> 
> 
> 
> On 4/3/06, Peter Toft <pto at linuxbog.dk> wrote:
> > Dear all
> >
> > For SGE 6.0u7 I have a setup, where I can in qmon set the max amount of
> > concurrent running jobs per user, but can my users in a smart way either
> > A) Editing their .sgerequest file, or
> > B) Adding special arguments to the qsub command
> > to inpose further restrictions on the number of concurrent simulations?
> >
> > I have users who know, that they can/will run for a looooong time, i.e.
> > they would like to - in user-land - restrict their simulations to only
> > occupy 10% of the CPU ressources, i.e. much lower than the much
> > default qmon-defines value.
> >
> > I know that we could also define new queues, which only are defines in a
> > small fraction of the machines - but that will then mean that the fraction
> > for "loooong" simulations are fixed.
> >
> > In general I can trust the judgement of the users.
> >
> > Any clues?
> >
> >
> > Peter Toft, Ph.D. [pto at linuxbog.dk] http://pto.linux.dk
> >
> > "First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win."
> >  --  Mahatma Gandhi
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