[Mauiusers] fairshare in maui

Wayne Hoyenga louis at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Wed Jul 21 10:47:31 MDT 2010

I may be confused by the differences between moab and maui, but isn't "Moab supports arbitrary depth hierarchical fairshare based on a share tree" what Jan is looking for?  This is described in 6.3.4 of the moab manual.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gareth Williams" <Gareth.Williams at csiro.au>
To: svecj at fzu.cz, mauiusers at supercluster.org
Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2010 10:21:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Mauiusers] fairshare in maui

Hi Jan,

The short answer is 'no'. The fairshare in maui is not hierarchical.  As Gabe notes, you can use 'accounts' to correspond to projects or experiments, but it's still a flat rather than hierarchical share.  I guess you could readily take a logical hierarchical set of shares and convert them to a flat set for the 'leaves' but you would not get the same sort of fairshare between peer nodes in the hierarchy that you would with a 'proper' hierarchical fairshare model.

-- Gareth 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan Svec [mailto:svecj at fzu.cz] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 20 July 2010 9:56 PM
> To: mauiusers at supercluster.org
> Subject: [Mauiusers] fairshare in maui
> Hi,
> I have moved from PBSPro to Torque/Maui and now I am a bit 
> confused with
> fairshare configuration. In PBSPro, fairshare entities (users, groups,
> queues) were organized in tree structure. It means that I could do
> something like this - 50% of resources is dedicated to people from
> experiment A, 50% is dedcated to people from experiment B. 
> Experiment A
> is divided to subgroups AA, BB, CC. AA can use 10% of A, BB 
> can use 30%
> of A and CC can use 60% of A. Of course if somebody is not using
> resources, they are available to other groups.
> Is there some way, how to achieve this in maui?
> Thank You,
> Jan
> -- 
> Jan Svec
> FZU AV CR, Prague
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