[torqueusers] Different queues out of all nodes

Garrick Staples garrick at usc.edu
Fri Apr 28 17:59:24 MDT 2006


On Sat, Apr 29, 2006 at 05:51:38AM +0700, notinh notien alleged:
> Hi, all.  I would like to set up Torque and Maui so that basically we would 
> have "three type of queues".
> 
> Since we have 2 set of machines: one set is slower than the other set.
> 
> Queue 1: Faster machines  (1st priority)
> Queue 2: Slow machines    (2nd priority)
> Queue 3: All machines       (3rd priority)
> 
> Actually, we would like users to not have to think too much when submitting 
> jobs but we try to utilize the cluster efficiently.
> 
> If enough faster machines to run a job, then the job will use the available 
> set of faster machines.
> If enough slow machines to run a job, then the job will use the available 
> set of slow machines.
> Set of faster machines has higher preference over the set of slower 
> machines.
> 
> If not enought slow or faster set of machines, than using the available 
> machines to run the job.
> 
> Could someone help me how to set up these queues?

No need for queues here.  Just setup a node priority in maui.  Allocate
fast machines before slow machines.

-- 
Garrick Staples, Linux/HPCC Administrator
University of Southern California
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