[slurm-users] Compact scheduling strategy for small GPU jobs

Jack Chen scsvip at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 15:07:53 UTC 2021

Does anyone have any ideas on this?

On Fri, Aug 6, 2021 at 2:52 PM Jack Chen <scsvip at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm using slurm15.08.11, when I submit several 1 gpu jobs, slurm doesn't
> allocate nodes using compact strategy. Anyone know how to solve this? Will
> upgrading slurm latest version help ?
> For example, there are two nodes A and B with 8 gpus per node, I submitted
> 8 1 gpu jobs, slurm will allocate first 6 jobs on node A, then last 2 jobs
> on node B. Then when I submit one job with 8 gpus, it will pending because
> of gpu fragments: nodes A has 2 idle gpus, node b 6 idle gpus
> Thanks in advance!
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