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

Rayson Ho rayrayson at gmail.com
Thu Apr 27 06:16:47 BST 2006


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I don't think there existing anything like that in SGE or other batch
systems... usually it's the cluster admin who can change the number of
jobs a user can run concurrently...

Rayson



On 4/4/06, Peter Toft <pto at linuxbog.dk> wrote:
> 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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