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Scheduling and Job Management: How to Get the Most from a Cluster PART II

Date:

Speaker Info:

Kamil Marcinkowski
Site Lead
University of Alberta

Description

This hands-on workshop is a follow-up to “Scheduling and Job Management: How to Get the Most from a Cluster” and focuses on more in depth discussion, and practice submitting optimized memory requests for a job. 

This two-hour online session will discuss software licenses, job dependencies, accounting groups and advanced requests as they relate to scheduling. Participants will practice examining jobs, their states and how to troubleshoot problems.

The scheduling topics covered also include:

  • fairness
  • priority
  • reservations

Knowledge and practice of the topics covered in the previous workshop “Scheduling and Job Management: How to Get the Most from a Cluster” are a prerequisite for attending this workshop. 

Course Materials:

Who Should Attend:

This session is intended for current WestGrid account holders who attended the introductory workshop - “Scheduling and Job Management: How to Get the Most from a Cluster” and have had some experience submitting jobs but would like to learn how to increase their job productivity and efficiency. Familiarity with logging in to WestGrid systems, using U/LINIX and basic job script commands is recommended.