[torqueusers] limit cpu cores available to a user

André Gemünd andre.gemuend at scai.fraunhofer.de
Tue Oct 30 10:00:42 MDT 2012

Hi Vladimir,

this is a job for maui. 

You can specify it with MAXJOB, MAXPROC, MAXPE, etc., e.g.


See here for more info: http://www.adaptivecomputing.com/resources/docs/maui/6.2throttlingpolicies.php


----- Ursprüngliche Mail -----
> Hi all,
> I am afraid this is a F.A.Q. question unfortunately I could not find
> an
> answer to it.
> I use torque and maui. My cluster has 10 nodes, each node has 8
> cores,
> 80 cores total. There is a single queue. I want to configure the
> queue
> such that a single user can never use more than let's say 50 cores
> simultaneously -- irrespective of how a user requests it (multiple
> jobs,
> array jobs, or just a single job). It is possible?
> Thanks,
> Vladimir Potapov
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André Gemünd
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