[torquedev] load balance multiple simultaneous torque daemons

Josh Butikofer josh at clusterresources.com
Tue Mar 10 11:05:27 MDT 2009


 From a CRI perspective, we don't have plans to change TORQUE's failover design 
to support two "live" TORQUE daemons. A change of this kind would have to come 
from the community.

Josh Butikofer
Cluster Resources, Inc.
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Ramon Bastiaans wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I understand it is now possible to run 2 Torque daemons in failover
> configuration, However 1 daemon then sleeps until it is needed to failover.
> 
> Wouldn't it be possible to allow those 2 daemons run simultaneously next
> to each other? That way it would be possible to load balance job
> submission across multiple Torque daemons. Not that Torque generates
> such a heavy load, but I feel letting 1 daemon do nothing all day is
> such a waste.
> 
> Perhaps in stead of a global (per-daemon) locking mechanism a sort of
> per-job/per-node locking mechanism or something could be used for this,
> assuming the server_priv directory is shared and and has no delayed
> synchronization.
> 
> Just a thought, maybe I'm way off here.
> 
> Kind regards,
> - Ramon.
> 
> 
> 
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