[torqueusers] Scalability of Torque

James J Coyle jjc at iastate.edu
Thu Apr 23 10:36:31 MDT 2009


Chi,

  If you do not distinguish between PBSpro and Torque, and whether
they use Maui, MOAB, or pbs_sched as the scheduler. Then #2 and #3
also use PBS or Torque.  #3 is 6400 nodes, #2 is nearly 20,000 nodes.


 - Jim C.

> 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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