[GE users] Help needed with schedule priorities

reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Nov 19 12:32:10 GMT 2009

Am 19.11.2009 um 13:20 schrieb aja:

> Hi Fernando,
> you can use the priority attribute of queue.

This will help only for already scheduled jobs, as it will set the  
applied "nice" value for the issued jobs. This means, that it only  
works when nodes are oversubscribed.

-- Reuti

> Regards,
> aja
> On 11/18/09 12:12, ffelix wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I would need some help with respect to schedule priorities in Grid  
>> Engine.
>> We are using GE as the local scheduler for our gLite deployment in  
>> the
>> context of the EGEE project.
>> In our case, jobs are submitted using an external application that
>> transfer them to the master node where an "adaptor" translates the  
>> job
>> submission made by the application into a qsub command.
>> Our problem is that no scheduling priorities can be specified for the
>> job using that external application, just the queue we want the  
>> job is
>> executed on.
>> And we need to establish a scheduling priority order among our  
>> defined
>> queues so that jobs sent to high priority queues were scheduled  
>> before
>> those jobs submitted to lower ones.
>> The question, therefore, is:
>> Is there any way to assign specific priorities to the jobs submitted
>> to a queue depending only on the name of that queue (without using
>> qsub options, of course).
>> Thanks in advance
>> Fernando
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