[GE users] How do execution hosts look for jobs?

craffi dag at sonsorol.org
Tue Aug 11 20:26:27 BST 2009

Look into "scheduling on demand" in the SGE docs, basically with these  
settings enabled you'll trigger a scheduling interval each time a job  
enters the system or a job exits from an exechost.


On Aug 11, 2009, at 3:22 PM, garyrichardson wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm curious as to how execution hosts get jobs? Do they poll the  
> qmaster? Does the qmaster push to them? Is there a way to change how  
> frequently they check in?
> I'm trying to minimize the amount of time a host doesn't have work..  
> In particular, I have a small grid with a short queue -- when a new  
> job pops up I want an execution host to grab it as soon as possible.
> Thanks.


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