[Mauiusers] maui and PBSPro 7 integration
Franco Martin Bladilo
bladilo at rice.edu
Wed Jun 14 20:38:35 MDT 2006
Job arrays and integration with the matlab distributed computing toolkit
are two of the main reasons driving us to a PBSPro upgrade. I think our
next step should be setting up the test system and identify specific
issues with the configuration.
Your input was very valuable indeed, thank you.
Andrew J Caird wrote:
> Hello Franco,
> We tested PBSPro 7.1 with Maui early on (when 7.1 was still in beta) and
> while we spent a little time working with the guys at Cluster Resources
> and Altair, Altair made it pretty clear to us that they didn't view the
> support of an external scheduler as something they wanted to do. I'm
> not sure if our work with the Cluster Resources guys resulted in any
> substantive changes in Maui that would help because we abandoned PBSPro
> pretty quickly based on Altair's response. We moved to Torque and have
> been quite happy so far - clearly its integration with Maui/Moab is very
> good. There are some things that Altair is doing that we'd like to see
> in Torque (notably job arrays) but I guess if we want it bad enough we
> can write it ourselves. :) We have actually been able to make a few
> contributions to Torque and it's nice to get positive responses.
> If you're able to set up a test system our experience with the support
> from Cluster Resources was pretty good - I'd try to engage them. And, I
> guess, you could try to engage Altair, too although the quote from them
> from last October was "We don't support the Maui scheduler so we have no
> documentation that will help".
> I know this probably isn't that helpful to you, but hopefully you'll
> find some value in our experiences.
> Best of luck,
> Andrew Caird Director of High Performance Computing
> University of Michigan Engineering/Center for Advanced Computing
> http://cac.engin.umich.edu acaird at umich.edu 734.647.5273
> On Wed, 14 Jun 2006, Franco Martin Bladilo wrote:
>> We are considering upgrading our PBSPro 5.2 installations to 7,
>> significant changes have taken place in the job resource request /
>> placement area. Has anyone successfully integrated maui with the
>> PBSPro v7 ?
>> Any information is greatly appreciated.
>> Franco Bladilo
>> Linux Architect
>> Research Computing Support Group
>> Rice University
>> bladilo at rice.edu
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>> mauiusers at supercluster.org
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