[GE users] Fair-Share Policy with two projects

mlelstv mlelstv at serpens.de
Wed May 20 07:48:56 BST 2009

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 09:17:50AM +0200, madpower wrote:

> What we would like to achieve is that a fair share among all users is
> achieved, i.e., all users have the same CPU time, but at the same time
> it should be ensured that jobs of projB never use more than 30% of CPU.

This is a contradiction. If all users get the same CPU time then
the projects will get something proportional to the number of users
in each project.

> I.e., even in case there is only one user from projA and one from projB
> the first one should have 70% and the second one 30%. (Although this
> seems not to be fair, it is okay.)

This is different from above, but it happens automatically if you
assign 70% and 30% to the projects.

                                Michael van Elst
Internet: mlelstv at serpens.de
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."


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