[GE users] Requesting Slots for Parallel Jobs Based on Cores/CPU

rayson rayrayson at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 21:22:43 BST 2009

May be you can get the behavior you want by using exclusive
scheduling, which is a new feature in SGE 6.2u3:



On 8/17/09, sumyee <sum-yee.lai at hp.com> wrote:
> I have a small cluster with various machine types:  2-quad core CPUs, 2-dual
> core CPUs, 1 CPU (1 core), and 1 CPU-dual cores.  Is there a way I can send
> parallel jobs to these machines and have the number of slots used based on
> the number of cores per CPU?  For example, if a parallel job gets sent to a
> quad core, it will use 4 slots.  If it gets sent to a dual core, it will get
> 2 slots.  If it goes on a machine with only 1 core, it will get 1 slot.  I
> want serial jobs to go on these machines and take up only 1 core each.
> Thanks!
> Sum Yee


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