[GE users] SGE memory management

Ron Chen ron_chen_123 at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 24 01:34:46 BST 2008


Wasn't it asked and answered before?

http://gridengine.sunsource.net/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&msgNo=25942

And for the 2nd question: I believe SGE sets the OS's process resource limit when you submit a job with limit. You can find out the answer by putting "limit" or "ulimit" in the job.

 -Ron


--- On Wed, 9/24/08, Mag Gam <magawake at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Mag Gam <magawake at gmail.com>
> Subject: [GE users] SGE memory management
> To: users at gridengine.sunsource.net
> Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 8:26 AM
> I am curious how SGE allocates memory to a process.
> 
> Lets say you submit a job and you specify to only use 16G
> of memory.
> All the exec hosts have 128GB of memory. Does SGE cap the
> process to
> 16g? I though that was a function of the OS to control how
> memory is
> managed and not SGE. Sorry if this is a newbie question
> 
> TIA
> 
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