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Re: [Condor-users] Only allow 40 of my runs to run at once

Thanks for the suggestions.

Concurrency_limits look to be just what I was looking for.

Best regards,

-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew Farrellee [mailto:matt@xxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 13 April 2011 13:44
To: Condor-Users Mail List
Cc: Rob Stevenson
Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Only allow 40 of my runs to run at once

On 04/13/2011 05:14 AM, Rob Stevenson wrote:
> Hi all,
> One of our Condor users has a particular type of job which puts a lot
> of pressure on a database server. We've worked out that any more than
> 40 runs at once and the db server will fall over and all jobs fail completely.
> So far I've got a partial solution of adding a ClassAd to 40 machine's
> config files. Eg:
> ONLY40 = True
> STARTD_EXPRS = $(STARTD_EXPRS) , ONLY40 And the user adds a
> requirement (ONLY40 =?= True) to their submit file.
> This works great while the same 40 CPUs remain in the pool and there's
> not much else going on. But if many other users jobs happen to be
> running on these 40 CPUs or I have to remove some of these from the
> pool, then these jobs will not be able to run on anywhere near 40 CPUs
> at once.
> Of course, the ideal solution is to look at the code and optimise the
> sql queries - I'm sure there's scope for this.. But for now:
> Does anyone have any ideas about how I might be able to modify the
> limit so we're limiting to ANY 40 CPUs rather than a SPECIFIC set of 40?
> Many thanks!
> Rob

Concurrency Limits -




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