[torqueusers] perl PBS

'Garrick Staples' garrick at clusterresources.com
Wed Dec 13 16:19:29 MST 2006


On Wed, Dec 13, 2006 at 03:11:11PM -0800, Sam Rash alleged:
> Good, it's a pain trying to wrap up binaries and just plain not elegant.
> I'm going to give it a try.
> 
> In particular, does the torque API (ie the underlying C one) support batch
> inserts?  Ie submitting 100's or 1000's of jobs with minimal overhead
> (certainly not calling qsub over and over).  From reading it looks like it.

Glen is working on "job array" support for TORQUE 2.2 which would allow
for a single job submit that runs many times.  For now you need to call
pbs_submit() for each job.


> This is also true for waiting for a large number of jobs--need an efficient
> polling method assuming potentially man (100+ say) clients, or better a way
> to register a callback for a wait ("run this binary on the server/client
> side of the node completes the job)

Nope, but do I have a fairly nifty qstat replacement for globus.




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