[DRMAA-WG] Conference call - Jun 9th - 19:00 UTC
andre at merzky.net
Thu Jun 10 02:39:42 CDT 2010
Quoting [Mariusz Mamo??ski] (Jun 09 2010):
> 3. Job execution time metrics
> - Dan's understanding of the difference between "run duration limit"
> and the "wall clock limit":
> * wall clock -> real time (i.e. job_end_time - job_start_time)
> * run duration -> CPU time
> - in general exceeding the *soft* limit cause sending a signal which
> can be caught where *hard* sends SIGKILL
> the decision:
> - move "run duration" to the resource limits dictionary attribute (RLIMIT_CPU?)
> - keep the wall clock time limit (both soft and hard) as the separate
> JobTemplate attributes as it denotes more DRMS specific feature than
> the OS one.
Hmm, why not renaming 'run duration' to 'cpu clock time limit' to
avoid that confusion? If you guys stumble over it, the end users
certainly will so, too ;-)
> 4. Monitoring jobs not submitted by DRMAA
> - strongly requested by many users
> - security is not a concern (it is usually up to the DRMS policy if
> one user can monitor the other users jobs)
> - not all information may be provided for the jobs submitted outside
> of the DRMAA (e.g. exit code)
> - it should not be a big burden to provide just list of job IDs in the
> the decision:
> to be decided (but more yes than no)
This sounds great! :-)
> 2010/6/9 Peter Tröger <peter at troeger.eu>:
> > Dear all,
> > the next DRMAA phone conference is scheduled on Jun 9th, at 19:00 UTC.
> > The phone conference line is sponsored by Oracle. Please consult the
> > following page for dial-in numbers from your country:
> > http://www.intercall.com/oracle/access_numbers.htm
> > The conference code is 6513037. The security code is DRMAA (37622).
> > Preliminary meeting agenda:
> > 1. Meeting secretary ?
> > 2. Support for core file fetching
> > 3. Job execution time metrics
> > 4. Monitoring jobs not submitted by DRMAA
> > 5. Cleaning up the spreadsheet:
> > http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=rrAIK9utkSoDQXF8kasYCLQ
> > Best regards,
> > Peter.
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