[Beowulf] Functionality of schedulers
j.wender at science-computing.de
Wed Feb 29 23:20:28 PST 2012
Jon Tegner schrieb:
> Is there any scheduler which has the functionality to automatically put
> a running job on hold when another job with higher priority is submitted?
AFAIK at least LSF has this as a feature called preemption.
> Preferably the state of the first job should be frozen, and saved to
> disk, so that it can be restarted again when the higher priority job has
That depends probably mostly on the application. If the application
offers it, then the batch system can use it to save state.
I don't know much about kernel level checkpointing, though.
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