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Re: [Condor-users] shortening the interval at which the job queue is processed
- Date: Tue, 03 Aug 2010 08:03:26 -0500
- From: "Timothy St. Clair" <tstclair@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] shortening the interval at which the job queue is processed
What version of condor are you running?
On Tue, 2010-08-03 at 14:43 +0200, Alexandre Fayolle wrote:
> On Tuesday 03 August 2010 14:02:36 Carsten Aulbert wrote:
> > Hi Alexandre
> > On Tuesday 03 August 2010 13:56:32 Alexandre Fayolle wrote:
> > > Some of my users submit quite short lived jobs (completing within a
> > > couple of minutes) and complain that they sometimes have to wait for
> > > "too long" before the job is started.
> > >
> > > Can anyone confirm that setting NEGOCIATOR_INTERVAL to e.g. 20 on the
> > > central manager will improve the situation? Is there any problem with
> > > doing so?
> > I think this should help, provided the central manager can cope with the
> > extra load.
> > If the users put quite a number of jobs into the queue and they are short-
> > lived you can try to optimize CLAIM_WORKLIFE on the worker nodes. Using
> > this you can bypass the central manager for some time (with the caveat
> > that other users might stay in the queue for some time longer as their
> > fair share might dictate).
> Thanks Carsten
> The number of jobs at a given moment is not very high, but they want the
> results asap and I typically have enough slots to accomodate the needs.
> I'll give it a try and investigate CLAIM_WORKLIFE if necessary.
> Best regards