[GE users] Knowing the historic number of jobs in a que

Andreas Haas Andreas.Haas at Sun.COM
Mon May 29 08:55:34 BST 2006




can help you. With

   analyze.rb -t -t <start> <end> <accountingfile>

you get an overview about pending/running jobs at each point in time.


On Fri, 26 May 2006 Brett_W_Grant at raytheon.com wrote:

> Is there a way to know the number of jobs that are sitting in the que?  My
> IT dept says that we are only running at 50%.  I think, but cannot prove,
> that we have had jobs sitting in the que during this time.  From my point
> of view, the cluster is at 100% if jobs are waiting to run.  I can
> understand IT saying that it's computers weren't busy, but I would like to
> show that from our standpoint, we were waiting for the computer and not
> that the computers were sitting idle.
> I can use qacct to find info about jobs that ran, but not about jobs that
> were qued up.  Is their some other file, or method that will let my what
> was qued?  The only other thing that I can think of is to put some form of
> qstat command in a cron job, but I was hoping that there was a file
> somewhere there that would help me out.
> Thanks,
> Brett Grant

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