[GE users] Controlling when hosts can be used?

Daniel Templeton Dan.Templeton at Sun.COM
Wed May 23 21:54:10 BST 2007


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Sounds like you should look at the Grid Engine calendars.  Calendars 
allow you to enable and disable queues based on time of day or week or 
month.

Daniel

skip at pobox.com wrote:
> I'm completely new to distributed batch processing and haven't been able to
> find the information I need by reading the grid engine man pages.  We have a
> series of fairly uniform hosts (Solaris/Intel, NFS available everywhere) on
> which we'd like to run a lot of batch jobs subject to availability.  Many of
> the hosts are either on desktops or are compute servers which run dedicated
> jobs much of the day, but are free off-hours.  Is there some way to tell the
> system that a particular machine is off limits during a statically
> prescribed time or is load average the only way to specify availability?
>
> Thanks,
>
>   

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