urgent computing topline

 

UC/ANL IA32


Cluster details

This visualization cluster runs Torque along with Moab as the default job manager/scheduler combination. You can run urgent jobs on these resources using either the 'spruce_sub' or the Globus extensions.

Policy

UC/ANL IA32 policy map is as follows -

orange - 'next-to-run'
yellow - 'elevated priority'


NOTE: Please do not submit Red jobs here.

Initial Setup

  • 1) Login to the machine- ssh -A username@tg-login.uc.teragrid.org
  • 2) Check if the variable $TG_COMMUNITY is set. This will be the base of the SPRUCE community space you would need to access. If not set, please set it to /soft/community or contact us for further instructions.
  • 3) Compile your codes and have them handy in your home directory tree.

spruce_sub

Invoke the spruce_sub command with the urgency and job script specified. The script can be found here -

$TG_COMMUNITY/spruce/bin

More about running jobs using spruce_sub can be found here.

Globus submissions

SPRUCE jobs can be submitted as any other Globus job. An additional urgency parameter and the right contact string are all that needed. The urgency level can take three values -
(urgency=yellow/orange)
and
the contact string is -
tg-grid1.uc.teragrid.org/jobmanager-spruce

More about running jobs using Globus interface can be found here.