[gold-users] How to charge by node-hour?

Scott Jackson scottmo at adaptivecomputing.com
Tue Feb 1 14:36:15 MST 2011


Yes, this would be a VBR. Let's say you want to charge 100 credits per node hour. So that since time comes in in seconds from Maui, we need 100 (credits/hr) * (1hr/3600s) = .0277778 (credits/sec). So I would add a ChargeRate with:

Type=VBR, Name=Nodes, Rate=.0277778.

A job running one hour on 10 nodes would be charged 10(Nodes)*.0277778(Rate)*3600(seconds) = 1000.0008 (would round up to 1000.00).


----- Original Message -----
> From: "J Jones" <j.jones at bath.ac.uk>
> To: gold-users at supercluster.org
> Sent: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 10:58:28 AM
> Subject: [gold-users] How to charge by node-hour?
> Looking at this page:
> http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/resources/docs/gold/c2802.php
> I'm struggling to understand quite what should be used to charge by
> node-hour. I think that node-time should be a VBR, but it is difficult
> to be sure. We are using gold with maui. Is anyone else already doing
> this and charging in this way? How did you implement it if so?
> Thanks
> Jess
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