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SGE qsub concatenate different requests for different hosts

I wonder it is possible to concatenate multiple requests for different hosts in SGE qsub command? For example, I tried this: qsub -l h="compute-0-[0-9]" -pe smp 6 -l h="compute-0-2[0-9]" -pe smp 4 ...
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How to set up SGE for following scheduling: “try first to run in queue A, if no A-slots available, try to run in queue B”?

Assume you have two queues, queue A with some new hardware, and queue B with old hardware. Further, both queues have the same number of nodes and slots for SGE jobs, e.g. 10 slots per queue. Now I ...
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Sun Grid Engine Dynamic resource allocation

My cluster is running Sun's Grid Engine version "GE 6.2u5 $Date: 2009/12/01 12:24:06 $". I'd like to submit a single job to the queue which is defined by a bash script containing a number of commands. ...
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Is there a way to solve Sun Grid Engine scheduler process dying?

We're running a cluster of CentOS 5 machines with Sun Grid Engine 6.1u3 and have encountered a problem twice in the past week where the scheduler process (sge_schedd) dies without good explaination. ...
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OGE no value for load_avg

There is a problem with my OGE configuration. The load_avg for the nodes does not get set (remains at -NA-). Because of this and because of the np_load_avg threshold on the queue no jobs are being ...
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Setting enviromental variables for login shells under root account in FreeBSD

I am currently in the process of configuring Open Grid Scheduler in FreeBSD. As part of this process I need to set the environmental variableSGE_ROOTas root. To do this I have been experimenting with ...
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High Low priority queues SGE

I would like to have two queues in a CPU/GPU cluster, one with high priority and one with low priority. Thus, jobs that are submitted in the high priority queue will be bumped to the top of the list ...
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How to get your qsub script information that you submitted before? [closed]

Since qstat only shows limited information, see the following as an example. But I want to know the details of a job AAA (say it was submitted by qsub sample, this sample script I guess must be stored ...
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What does the qstat output jclass mean?

What does the qstat output jclass mean? $ qstat -help UGE 8.1.4 $ qstat -u myusername job-ID prior name user state submit/start at queue jclass ...
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Programmatically add EC2 execute nodes to Grid Engine cluster

I am running Grid Scheduler (fka Sun Grid Engine) on Amazon Web Services. Master node is running all the time, but I want to programmatically add nodes to the cluster (also remove - but remove is not ...
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How do I recover a Berkeley DB (included in a Sun Grid Engine installation)?

I'm on CentOS 5. [root@newjanux spooldb]# uname -a Linux newjanux 2.6.18-164.el5 #1 SMP Thu Sep 3 03:28:30 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux and SGE 6.2u2 I already have copies of the ...
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Sun Grid Engine : jobs are not well balanced

I use Open Grid Scheduler (a fork/copy of Sun Grid Engine). I have tried this configuration from master: # qconf -mattr exechost complex_values slots=8 slave2 # qconf -mq all.q | grep slots slots ...
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How do I impose a slot limit for sge on my user without manager rights?

On our cluster I could use up all the slots with the current configuration of sge. I don't want to overuse my privileges by accident / check at every submit. Is there a way to impose a hard limit on ...
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Track memory usage of a job on SGE

I'm looking for some guidance in how to precisely figure out how much RAM my job is using on my cluster. My job is not multi-threaded and runs on a single cpu. When I run my job and run "top" I can ...
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Sun Grid Engine huhohshdhjha

when I type qstat -h, I get the following option [-s {p|r|s|z|hu|ho|hs|hd|hj|ha|h|a}] show pending, running, suspended, zombie jobs, jobs with a ...
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qdel deletes all my jobs

I'm using Sun GridEngine (Rocks Cluster) on a server to run remote jobs. When I try to remove jobs with qdel, it often works as expected, but every now and then it just deletes almost everything it ...
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SGE: downtime planning

I need to plan a downtime for a maintenance of my environment (or some part of my environment) by means of Sun Grid Engine. Is it possible to somehow use backfilling information to tell the grid ...
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SGE Auto configured consumable resource?

I am using a tool called starcluster http://star.mit.edu/cluster to boot up an SGE configured cluster in the amazon cloud. The problem is that it doesn't seem to be configured with any pre-set ...
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Application Priority jobs sun grid engine

I have five compute node and five application my question is if i submit job 1 application then job will go on compute-0-0 and if compute-0-0 is no slot and other nodes are free then job will run on ...
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systemimager and sun grid engine queuing system

I'm about to install our new cluster. I've installed the first node and used it for golden-image. As a queuing software we use SGE (Sun Grid Engine). After installing of the first node I tested ...
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Grid Engine Resource Requirement

Does anyone know about setting a requirement to use a particular cluster node. I have a server with 128G of RAM that I'd like to sit idle until a user specifically requests something like -l ...
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Sun Grid Engine VNC temporary sessions

Since I've been in a world of hurt with FreeNX attempting to get shadowing to work, I stumbled across a brief description describing starting vnc sessions through an SGE job (our firewall rules would ...
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Prevent users running processes on cluster head node

What ways are there to prevent users from starting long running, resource intensive processes on the headnode of a Rocks cluster? I've tried: asking politely setting the nice level in limits.conf ...
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Are there cluster resource schedulers abstraction layers?

I'm writing an application that could potentially be run on any cluster resource scheduler (SGE, LSF or SLURM to name a few of them), using very basic functionalities. I'm wondering if a ...
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qsub: How can I find out what DRM middleware exactly is installed on a cluster?

I have a user account on a very big cluster. I have previous experience with Grid Engine and want to use the cluster for array jobs. The documentation tells me to use "qsub" for load balancing / ...
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Using CUDA_VISIBLE_DEVICES with sge

Using sge with resource complex called 'gpu.q' that allows resource management of gpu devices (these are all nvidia devices). However on the systems there are multiple gpu devices (in exclusive mode) ...
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Using ionice Over Cluster

Background: I use a computing cluster at work (4 slave nodes and 1 head node) that uses the SGE job scheduler. Recently we've been running jobs that do some heavy IO and it has been slowing down ...
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OpenMPI in SGE fails when not observed

I know the topic is weird but so is my problem. On our cluster we have SGE with OpenMPI compiled for tight integration. When I set it up it worked just fine in my tests and so far there have been no ...
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How to limit jobs in an indicated queue in SGE

I have two queues in SGE for different purposes. Each of them has a limit in slots. What I want is to have only a certain number of jobs submitted to a queue waiting even when the other queue is idle. ...
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Sun Grid Engine (SGE) Jobs Not Visible After Adding virtual_free

I'm trying to to use virtual_free to limit the number of large memory jobs running each grid node in my cluster. This seems to be working as expected. After I modified my code to submit jobs with the ...
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Is there a way to tell SGE to run specific jobs as root on the execution node?

The title kinda says it all... We're using SGE/OGE to submit jobs to a set of worker nodes that then do things with specific pieces of equipment. The programs and scripts that have been created that ...
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Can I add info to SGE's internal accounting AFTER job submittal?

I'm writing a front-end script to enable users to simply submit and query jobs to a gridengine cluster. Specifically, we want to be able to display via this script info about all of the queues ...
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Howto set up SGE for CUDA devices?

I'm currently facing the problem of integrating GPU-Servers into an existing SGE environment. Using google I found some examples of Clusters where this has been set up but no information on how this ...
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Is it a bad idea to add lots of machines as submit hosts in an SGE environment?

We're replacing a home-grown queueing system with SGE/OGE. The current work environment has engineers using their own local Linux workstation to submit jobs. So I'm wondering about adding many ...
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asynchronous job queueing in sun grid engine (SGE) - possible?

We are looking to deploy a queueing system, and SGE is looking like it will meet nearly all of our wishes. However, we had the idea of supporting both a synchronous and asynchronous queueing model. ...
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Parallel Environment (PE) on Sun Grid Engine (6.2u5) won't run jobs: “only offers 0 slots”

I have Sun Grid Engine set up (version 6.2u5) on a Ubuntu 10.10 server with 8 cores. In order to be able to reserve multiple slots, I have a parallel environment (PE) set up like this: pe_name ...
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alternatives to SGE

Once upon at time there was the free SGE from Sun. tricky to install and configure, but functional and free. Now we've got: open source packages on Ubuntu that don't quite work out of the box ...
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Sun GRID Engine - submit jobs that 'prefer the powerful' machine instead weaker machines

We have 10 windows machines under sun grid(single CPU/4G RAM). Except name, every thing else is same on all these machines. Now we added two new machines to same grid. These two have 16 CPU , 48G RAM. ...
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Overlapping queues on Sun Grid Engine?

We would like to have an SGE-based compute cluster with a queue that gives access to all nodes for the computational staff, and a second cluster queue that gives access to, say, half the nodes for ...
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SGE - limit a user to a certain host, using resource quota configuration

Is it possible to limit a user to a particular host, using the Resource Quota Configuration option in qmon for Sun Grid Engine? I'm thinking of a line to the effect of: { ... limit users {john} to ...
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Build parallel processing grid from 32-bit desktops

I am running simulation on my laptop(Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz with 4GB RAM running windows 7) which is taking very long time. I have a couple of unused 32-bit (Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz with 4GB RAM) desktops. I ...
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How to reserve complete nodes on Sun Grid Engine?

How do you use SGE to reserve complete nodes on a cluster? I don't want 2 processors from one machine, 3 processors from another, and so on. I have a quadcore cluster and I want to reserve 4 ...
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Kill an SGE job “already in deletion”, as user

Is there a way that my users can kill their own jobs that are stuck in the dr state? qstat -f <jobid> as the user, returns job <jobid> is already in deletion yet when run as root it ...
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Dynamically host allocation in sge

I have for example 20 computer cluster and 4 users. I want to provide users with 5 hosts (or N slots), but if not whole cluster is used users job can be run on other hosts/slots. It is possible in ...
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Parallel prologue and epilogue in Grid Engine

We have a cluster being used to run MPI jobs for a customer. Previously this cluster used Torque as the scheduler, but we are transitioning to Grid Engine 6.2u5 (for some other features). ...
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Sun Grid Engine set memory requirements per jobs

I want to be able to set up memory requirements per job. For instance: to run 5 jobs, for which I know each will need 4 GB memory. I have 16 GB RAM on the Ubuntu server and 16 GB swap. I want to ...
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Sun Grid Engine Array Job Individual Resources

Is it possible in Sun Grid Engine to have array jobs where each subtask has a unique requirement? For example I may have an array job for which each task has a small unique requirement but I do not ...
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How can one run a prologue script as root in gridengine?

In one of our compute clusters, we have systems with unique hardware resources to which access is controlled by device-file permissions. Each node has two or four of these, and multiple CPU cores. ...
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How can I set the maximum number of running jobs per user on SGE?

We're using SGE (Sun Grid Manager). We have some limitations on the total number of concurrent jobs from all users. I would like to know if it's possible to set a temporary, voluntary limit on the ...
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Trying to install Sun Grid Engine on Ubuntu 10.04 - can't connect more execution hosts

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 and trying to install Sun Grid Engine from Ubuntu repesitory. It works on single machine, I can submit jobs etc. But I can't make it working with any other machine. I added ...