[Beowulf] SGE + policy

Sean Dilda agrajag at dragaera.net
Fri Jun 4 08:23:34 PDT 2004

On Thu, 2004-05-27 at 11:07, Orion Poplawski wrote:
>   I believe the 
> scheduler tries to evenly allocate the running jobs among the different 
> submitters.  So, if you start with 14 empty slots and one person submits 
> 500 jobs, they get filled with those jobs.  But if someone else then 
> submits 20 jobs, that person will eventually be given the next 7 slots 
> to run as jobs complete, and will stay split until the second user has 
> no more jobs.

This is true, but only if you enable the 'user_sort' option in the
scheduler conf for SGE.

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