[Beowulf] scheduler policy design

Toon Knapen toon.knapen at fft.be
Tue Apr 24 05:26:07 PDT 2007

Tim Cutts wrote:
> But remember you don't necessarily need to have separate queues if your 
> scheduler supports asking for multiple job slots on a single machine (as 
> in the LSF example I gave in my last posting).  John's suggestion is an 
> alternative way to achieve the same thing, although it introduces other 
> questions, such as what's the relative priority of the two queues, and 
> does the scheduler support backfill scheduling between the queues to 
> help short single threaded jobs run while it is reserving processors for 
> the parallel job?

Right, but so how would you solve the problem you describe above  ?



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