[torquedev] Data-Is-String format

ekasit.kijsipongse at nectec.or.th ekasit.kijsipongse at nectec.or.th
Fri Jun 11 00:59:16 MDT 2010


>
> Several questions:
> How do you want to use a database?
> Do you think that a database does not have this overhead?
>
> --

Of course, a database has some overhead.
But, since not all job information is used in scheduling, pbs_sched can retrieve
only  the
information it needs such as job id, submission time.  So this can greatly
reduce huge amount of data
in communication.  What do you think?

Ekasit K.



>>    I'm wondering what is the benefit of using the Data-Is-String format in the
>> communication between pbs_server and pbs_sched, i.e. for reducing message size
>> while
>> maintaining readability?  I've noticed a large overhead from sending and
>> parsing
>> the
>> job information to pbs_sched if the number of jobs > 10,000.  Is there any
>> other
>> options
>> such as using database?




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