A few years ago, I remember seeing a nice set of figures that described the HTCondor match-making process from job submission, collector polling machines, negotiation, shadow and starter processes, until completion. This was probably in an HTCondor Week talk but I cannot find the one I am looking for. Does anyone have a nice flowchart to use in an explanation of how all these processes work together to robustly run jobs on disparate machines? I ask because I am going to run a short workshop on HTCondor at the UKâs RSEcon this September in Newcastle and feel like a pictorial explanation works better than words on their own.
We have a power-point animation you may have seen, that we've reused a bunch of times.Â The most recent iteration of this is here:
Feel free to copy these slides if you find them useful.