[torqueusers] Scalability of Torque

Jerry Smith jdsmit at sandia.gov
Thu Apr 23 09:19:08 MDT 2009

Here at sandia on Thunderbird,we have it on 4480 unique hosts, each 
running a pbs_mom.

Sandia National Laboratories
Scientific Computing

Chi Chan wrote:
> I got into a discussion this morning with a friend who mentioned that
> SGE scales to over 3900 nodes (the one at TACC - Texas Advanced
> Computing Center), and those are real nodes with one SGE's execd on
> each node. Platform LSF scales to clusters with similar number of
> nodes as well.
> I am wondering how many nodes the largest known Torque cluster has? I
> know that the #1 on the top500 is running torque, but in terms of the
> number of nodes, which one is the biggest?
> --Chi
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