Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

#372 new enhancement

IZ2078: Add scheduling and execution timeout for interactive and batch jobs

Reported by: fkoganf Owned by:
Priority: high Milestone:
Component: sge Version: 6.0u8
Severity: Keywords: scheduling
Cc:

Description

[Imported from gridengine issuezilla http://gridengine.sunsource.net/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2078]

        Issue #:      2078             Platform:     All           Reporter: fkoganf (fkoganf)
       Component:     gridengine          OS:        All
     Subcomponent:    scheduling       Version:      6.0u8            CC:    None defined
        Status:       NEW              Priority:     P2
      Resolution:                     Issue type:    ENHANCEMENT
                                   Target milestone: ---
      Assigned to:    sgrell (sgrell)
      QA Contact:     andreas
          URL:
       * Summary:     Add scheduling and execution timeout for interactive and batch jobs
   Status whiteboard:
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     Issue 2078 blocks:
   Votes for issue 2078:


   Opened: Thu Jun 22 14:18:00 -0700 2006 
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Following up a conversation in users@gridengine.sunsource.net, I'm logging this
RFE.

Ron Chen wrote:

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The timeout feature makes sense, and if you want to request it
to be added to the next version of SGE, you can enter an
enchancement request to the issue DB:

http://gridengine.sunsource.net/servlets/ProjectIssues
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So I'm responding with this request:

We're running a large SGE 6.0u8 installation (hundreds of nodes).
Recently a lot of users started asking for a timeout feature. That is,
submit a job and make sure that it returned after certain period of
time. Or submit a job and make sure that the submission command
returns within a specified timeout if it cannot be executed right
away. Something like:

# returns in 10 minutes (timeout)
$ qsub -to 600 some_job

# qrsh returns an error message if the job hasn't been scheduled to
run in 5 minutes (pending timeout)
$ qrsh -now no -pt 300 some_job

This seems like a useful feature that a lot of users would benefit of. It, in
fact, would add elements of real-time scheduling, greatly increasing the appeal
of SGE for many applications.

--
Felix Kogan,
D.E.Shaw & Co

   ------- Additional comments from templedf Mon Jan 12 13:47:51 -0700 2009 -------
You can find more details in the original message thread, here:

http://gridengine.sunsource.net/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=38&dsMessageId=27350

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