Tag: resource manager

What Doesn’t Need to be Said When Moving Forward

Looming over the skiing village of Kleine Scheidegg on the northern edge of the Swiss Alps is an iconic mountain of brittle limestone covered with snow and ice and blasted by the wind of oft-occurring ferocious storms. The Eiger is a legendary climbing destination that has seen triumph and tragedy, heroism and heartbreak, daring feats […]

Musings on HPC and Docker

As discussed in my last post I covered a popular DevOps tool called Docker. We utilize Docker heavily here at Adaptive Computing and some of the methods we employ to leverage the tool were covered in that post, feel free to browse on over if you want to catch up on how we use Docker. In today’s […]

Advanced TORQUE Training: Mother Superior

In the last Advanced TORQUE Training we discussed that the responsibility of the TORQUE resource manager is to allocate the nodes requested for a job and then launch the users job script. In a multi-node job pbs_server sends the job information to only one of the nodes in the job and that node is called […]

Advanced TORQUE Training: Job Life Cycle

As I have worked on customer issues over the years I often hear administrators muse that it would be nice to have some advanced TORQUE training to help them to better understand what is happening on their cluster when things are not working as expected. This post will be the first in a series of […]