[GE users] Compromise needed

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Tue Jan 17 10:25:42 GMT 2006


Hi Marcel,

Am 17.01.2006 um 11:13 schrieb Marcel Mohr:

> Hello
> We have eight computers and usually many jobs run by a handful of  
> users. I wonder how I can configure SGE that it uses the following  
> policy:
>
> 1.) One user (A) may calculate on all machines, if no other user is  
> present and has, e.g., 20 jobs.
>
> 2.) If a 2nd (B) user arrives, he shall obtain a half of the slots  
> (after they become free).
>

seems like you are looking for the user-sort feature, to share the  
cluster equal between all users:

http://gridengine.sunsource.net/servlets/ReadMsg? 
listName=users&msgNo=8319

-- Reuti

> I know it could be done with priorities, (and maybe its the easiest  
> way), but it is not as elegant as a automatic solution.
>
> Thanks in advance
>
> Marcel
>
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