[GE users] Per-node group priorities?
dag at sonsorol.org
Wed Dec 10 22:14:37 GMT 2008
Questions inline ...
On Dec 10, 2008, at 3:12 PM, Jim Zajkowski wrote:
> Is it possible to configure SGE so that jobs submitted by members of
> a group
> have a preference for a specific set of nodes?
> The backstory: two PIs have been guaranteed use of ten compute
> nodes* in
> their job offer letters. Both do nearly identical computational
> jobs, which
> have the flavor of tens of thousands of very very short tasks.
> What I would like to happen is that all nodes be available to all
> users all
> the time, so that if only lab A is submitting that it would run on all
> twenty machines. If lab B submits a job as well, in a short amount
> of time
> I would like them to shift to a 50/50 split, ten machines per lab.
- Do you have a specific set of 20 machines you want to use for these
2 groups or do you want to pull any 20 nodes out of a much larger farm?
- Would any other users or groups active on these 20 servers?
> I'm fairly certain this is possible with Condor (which we run on our
> compute cluster) but we'd prefer SGE for two reasons, one being that
> has issues with huge numbers of jobs, and the other being that the
> being run already expect an SGE environment.
Out of curiosity, what are the tools?
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