[slurm-users] SLURM in Virtual Machine

Tina Friedrich tina.friedrich at it.ox.ac.uk
Thu Sep 12 14:41:54 UTC 2019

Hi Jose,

I run my slumrctld (and the database) in a VM. Some of my 
test/development nodes are VMs, as well. Actual worker nodes are 
hardware, for performance reasons :)

Is it the SLURM controller that you're planning to run as a VM, or the 
whole cluster?


On 12/09/2019 15:23, Jose A wrote:
> Dear all,
> In the expansion of our Cluster we are considering to install SLURM within a virtual machine in order to simplify updates and reconfigurations.
> Does any of your have experience running SLURM in VMs? I would really appreciate if you could share your ideas and experiences.
> Thanks a lot.
> Cheers
> José

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