[slurm-users] Best practice: How much node memory to specify in slurm.conf?

Christopher Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Wed Jan 17 08:42:17 MST 2018

On 18/01/18 01:52, Paul Edmon wrote:

> We've been typically taking 4G off the top for memory in our slurm.conf 
> for the system and other processes.  This seems to work pretty well.

Where I was working previously we'd discount the memory by the amount
of GPFS page cache too, plus a little for system processes.

Not sure if Greg (hi Greg!) is running GPFS there, but if so it's
worth keeping in mind..

  Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Melbourne, VIC

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