[torqueusers] torque with Matlab

Anil Thapa anilth at hi.is
Wed Jun 24 03:38:04 MDT 2009


Hello Naveed,

Thanks, yes I am using general purpose cluster for mpi, matlab and some 
other applications.

Naveed Near-Ansari wrote:
> We are using it on a general use cluster, not just for matlab, so we use
> torque/maui as the RM/scheduler.  I do not have a step by step doc, but
> what i sent will get you most of the way there.  I did have some trouble
> when implementing a qsub filter, so if you use this function, keep that
> in mind (though i figured it out and reimplemented).
>   
Thanks for this info for qsub filter.
> Are you using a general purpose cluster for mpi and matlab, or single
> use only for matlab?  If it is only for matlab, the built in scheduler
> would be simpler, but for a multipurpose cluster, you will likely need
> to use torque or something else seperate.
>
> Mathworks was actually pretty good at helping deal with the issues i did
> have.
>
> We did find we had to increase our Parallel toolbox licenses was it was
> actually in production use since it does check that out when doing the
> job submission from within matlab
>
> Naveed
>   


Regards,
Anil

> On Mon, 2009-06-22 at 21:19 +0000, Anil Thapa wrote:
>   
>> Thanks, Matlab distribution comes with its own scheduler - I was 
>> thinking whether I should use that or the torque. I have hands on with 
>> torque. I am just in pre-phase to deploy MDCS. Do you have any step by 
>> step doc from your deployments ?
>>
>> Anil
>>
>>
>>
>> Naveed Near-Ansari wrote:
>>     
>>> Yes, we have it working. How you do it depends on whether it is a shared
>>> filesystem or not.  It is much easier if it is and is what we are doing
>>>  
>>> you will need cp the pbs integration scripts from
>>> MATLAB_ROOT//toolbox/distcomp/examples/integration/pbs/ to
>>> MATLAB_ROOT//toolbox/local.  you will also need to go to the parallel
>>> menu in matlab and set up a configuration for it.
>>>
>>> use the torque default, set your matlab root, set the DataLocation to ~,
>>> set RshCommand to ssh, and set the maximum number od procs to run.  You
>>> should then be able to run validation and see if it works.
>>>
>>> Naveed
>>>
>>> On Sun, 2009-06-21 at 20:49 +0000, Anil Thapa wrote:
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> Hello all,
>>>>
>>>> Has anyone has successful integration torque with Matlab distribution 
>>>> cluster ? Any tips would help.
>>>>
>>>> Anil
>>>>
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