[GE users] Schedule one job at a time

heman jimmy.hedman at southpole.se
Wed Feb 3 08:43:38 GMT 2010

> Hi,
> We have some problems with a cluster of 200 nodes and many jobs waiting
> in queue. Since we have pretty much nodes free many jobs are scheduled
> and started at the same time which gives us problems with some other
> resources.
> Can this be changed so only one job is started each schedule interval?
> Or perhaps depending on which queue get selected, so that for example
> queue A starts as many jobs as possible but queue B only starts one job
> at a time.
Can't this be solved with some clever quota configuration? 
I'm trying to figure out how quotas works and it strikes me that it could perhaps solve this problem as well. Is there any good examples and/or documentation on quotas?


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