Tag: Moab scheduling cycle

Measuring Changes to Moab’s Scheduling Engine

Years ago I took a weeklong course in making cabriole legs from one of the country’s preeminent period furniture makers. We intently watched the master craftsman as he drew out plans for a tea table that we were to complete that week. The curves of the legs were drawn by hand, and then a template […]

Using Moab Job Priorities – Creating a Prioritization Strategy

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Using Moab Job Priorities

Just over a year ago, I wrote my first post for this blog. It was (only in my opinion) a quaint little flight of fancy dealing with job prioritization in the world of TRON. Today, I want to be a little more grounded. Let’s talk about how Moab calculates job priorities, or in other words, […]

Understanding Moab Scheduling: Part III

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Understanding Moab Scheduling

In the final installment of this series, I’m going to give two step-by-step examples of how Moab actually schedules jobs. The first will show a fairly standard scenario, while the second will include preemption. If you don’t recall how the Moab scheduling cycle works, you may want to do a quick review before proceeding. Example: […]

Understanding Moab Scheduling: Part II

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Understanding Moab Scheduling

Why is the system slow? In Moab Scheduling: Part I, I discussed the Moab scheduling iteration and the different stages it passes through. Today, we are going to look at answering the above question by learning about the command that allows the administrator to monitor these different stages. Additionally, I will provide some of the […]