[torqueusers] Who Has the most users?

Seth T Graham sether at fnal.gov
Wed Aug 28 12:13:11 MDT 2013


On Aug 28, 2013, at 1:03 PM, Michael Jennings <mej at lbl.gov>
 wrote:

> On Wednesday, 28 August 2013, at 11:54:57 (-0600),
> David Beer wrote:
> 
>> We are asking because we're just curious how many users sites
>> have. Someone was asked me how many users the biggest sites had, so
>> I just wanted to ask to find out. I believe the person was asking me
>> to find out where we are in order to gauge how much work it'll be to
>> support more users going forward.
> 
> Fair enough.  Though I suspect the support burden is more accurately
> defined in terms of nodes and jobs; I'm not sure simultaneous users is
> really a significant factor...is it?  Is there an appreciable
> difference in TORQUE between 1 user with 30,000 jobs and 300 users
> with 100 jobs each?

Not in my experience, the issues we've had with torque reliability has always been related to job and node quantity.

And we've peaked out the system with both usage patterns.. few users with many jobs and many users with few jobs.




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