[slurm-users] Slurm version 17.11.0 is now available
da at schedmd.com
Tue Nov 28 14:55:07 MST 2017
After 9 months of development and testing we are pleased to announce the
availability of Slurm version 17.11.0!
As usual this can be downloaded from https://www.schedmd.com/downloads.php.
Thanks again for all the help and support to get this out the door. It
was fun to see most of you at SC17!
Highlights of this release include
-- Support for federated clusters to manage a single work-flow across
a set of
-- Support for heterogeneous job allocations (various processor types,
sizes, etc. by job component). Support for heterogeneous job steps
single MPI_COMM_WORLD is not yet supported for most configurations.
-- X11 support is now fully integrated with the main Slurm code.
X11 plugin configured in your plugstack.conf file to avoid errors being
logged about conflicting options.
-- Added new advanced reservation flag of "flex", which permits jobs
the reservation to begin prior to the reservation's start time and use
resources inside or outside of the reservation. A typical use case
prevent jobs not explicitly requesting the reservation from using those
reserved resources rather than forcing jobs requesting the
use those resources in the time frame reserved.
-- The sprio command has been modified to report a job's priority
for every partition the job has been submitted to.
-- Group ID lookup performed at job submit time to avoid lookup on all
nodes. Enable with PrologFlags=SendGIDs configuration parameter.
-- Add the configure option --with-shared-libslurm which will link to
libslurm.so instead of libslurm.o thus reducing the footprint of
-- In switch plugin, added plugin_id symbol to plugins and wrapped
switch_jobinfo_t with dynamic_plugin_data_t in interface calls in
order to pass switch information between clusters with different switch
-- Changed default ProctrackType to cgroup.
-- Changed default sched_min_interval from 0 to 2 microseconds.
-- CRAY: --enable-native-cray is no longer an option and is on by default.
If you want to run with ALPS please configure with
-- Added new 'scontrol write batch_script <jobid>' command to fetch a
batch script. Removed the ability to see the script as part of the
'scontrol -dd show job' command.
-- Add new "billing" TRES which allows jobs to be limited based on the
billable TRES calculated by the job's partition's TRESBillingWeights.
-- Regular user use of "scontrol top" command is now disabled. Use the
configuration parameter "SchedulerParameters=enable_user_top" to enable
that functionality. The configuration parameter
"SchedulerParameters=disable_user_top" will be silently ignored.
-- Change default to let pending jobs run outside of reservation after
reservation is gone to put jobs in held state. Added
reservation flag to use old default.
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