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Re: [Condor-users] Getting certain jobs to avoid eachother

On 12/12/2011 12:21 PM, Nathan Panike wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 05:49:34PM +0000, Martin Steele wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a class of jobs that I'd like to ensure is maximally dispersed amongst
>> my pool's resources. What marks these jobs out from others is that they
>> require a lot of memory, but let's consider the generic problem of having a
>> particular class of jobs avoiding eachother. Firstly, I'll get these jobs to
>> identify themselves by setting a custom classad value in their submit script,
>> e.g. via:
>> +AntisocialJob = True
> How about adding the expression
> TARGET.SlotID == 1 
> to your Requirements expression? Then at most one "antisocial" job would run on
> a given machine at a single time.

However, it won't run on a machine where slot 1 is already occupied by
some other job. Which may or may not be ok.

Dimitri Maziuk
BioMagResBank, UW-Madison -- http://www.bmrb.wisc.edu

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