[slurm-users] practical tips to budget cluster expansion for a research center with heterogeneous workloads?
graziano.dinnocenzo at adaptcentre.ie
Tue Mar 26 10:31:04 UTC 2019
Dear all, thanks everybody for your comments.
XDMOD looks definitely like the way to go. We will see to get that deployed.
Thanks again for your help,
Graziano D'Innocenzo (PGP key: 9213BE46)
Systems Administrator - ADAPT Centre
On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 5:16 PM Alex Chekholko <alex at calicolabs.com> wrote:
> Hi Noam,
> Right, xdmod is a standard LAMP stack webapp. You can see some pictures of the graphs in the web interface in a google image search here
> It may also require a fairly beefy database backend, depending on how many millions of jobs you want to process.
> I'm not aware of command-line tools that produce pretty graphs suitable for consumption by upper management :)
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 10:03 AM Noam Bernstein <noam.bernstein at nrl.navy.mil> wrote:
>> On Mar 21, 2019, at 12:38 PM, Alex Chekholko <alex at calicolabs.com> wrote:
>> Hey Graziano,
>> To make your decision more "data-driven", you can pipe your SLURM accounting logs into a tool like XDMOD which will make you pie charts of usage by user, group, job, gres, etc.
>> Am I correct that xdmod requires a running web server? It appears to require apache as a software prerequisite. If so, does anyone know of any similar tools that do not require running a web server?
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