[GE users] Job Scheduling basics

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Sun Sep 21 21:24:25 BST 2008


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On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 1:02 PM, Reuti <reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Am 21.09.2008 um 17:30 schrieb Mag Gam:
>
>> Currently I am having cron execute the qsub. Is there a scheduler
>> built in for SGE instead of me using a cron script?
>
> do you want to submit at certain times or execute at certain times? I mean,
> you could submit all the jobs at once and give them a minimum start time
> with the -a switch to qsub.
>
> Or: you can define a calendar for some queues (a queue with only one slot,
> enabled for one minute which is less than the runtime of the job), and start
> one job per day (or any other interval you like) this way.
>
> In 6.2 you can also request a slot reservation in advance, into which you
> can submit jobs which should start at a dedicated time.

That is a cool use for a reservation.

Sean

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