[Mauiusers] Does maui schedule the jobs by queue?

Khazret Sapenov sapenov at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 10:36:46 MDT 2007


Is there any algorithm implemented in Maui (like bin packing) used for
scheduling jobs optimally ?

regards,
Khaz Sapenov,
Enomaly,
Toronto, Canada

On 8/22/07, Kenneth Yoshimoto <kenneth at sdsc.edu> wrote:
>
>
>   The idea behind this was that it would be more efficient to
> consider all jobs as sitting in a single, prioritized queue
> with all nodes accessible by that queue.  So, Maui can
> schedule any job on the system on any node, constrained by
> job requirements and node attributes.  This means that
> resource fragmentation from dividing up the nodes into different
> queues is avoided.
>
> Kenneth
>
> On Wed, 22 Aug 2007, Lennart Karlsson wrote:
>
> > Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 14:13:04 +0200
> > From: Lennart Karlsson <Lennart.Karlsson at nsc.liu.se>
> > To: bo lens <lensbo at gmail.com>
> > Cc: mauiusers at supercluster.org
> > Subject: Re: [Mauiusers] Does maui schedule the jobs by queue?
> >
> > I found an old (Aug 7th) question by Bo Lens, that I cannot
> > see has been answered:
> >> I am a little confused about the maui's scheduling strategy. If the
> resource
> >> management has a few queue, so how will maui schedule jobs? Run jobs
> queue
> >> by queue, and sort the job in a queue according to the jobs' prority?
> Or
> >> just sort all jobs according to their prority?
> >
> > Maui just sorts all jobs according to their priority.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > -- Lennart Karlsson <Lennart.Karlsson at nsc.liu.se>
> >   National Supercomputer Centre in Linkoping, Sweden
> >   http://www.nsc.liu.se
> >
> >
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