[slurm-users] Minimum requirements for Slurm daemons?
heitorpbittencourt at gmail.com
Wed Jul 14 13:26:33 UTC 2021
On Mon, 12 Jul 2021 21:00:45 +0200
Ole Holm Nielsen <Ole.H.Nielsen at fysik.dtu.dk> wrote:
> SchedMD recommends that the slurmctld server should have only a few,
> but very fast CPU cores, in order to ensure the best responsiveness.
> The database server should preferably run on a physical server.
That is very interesting.
By database server, you mean slurmdbd server or the mysql database
We currently have 1 dedicated machine for mysql and another 1 for
slurmdbd. Is it recommended to keep them separated?
> I prefer to run slurmctld and slurmdbd on separate servers so that I
> can upgrade the Slurm database independently and before the slurmctld
> server upgrade. This allows me to test the slurmdbd upgrade without
> disturbing slurmctld and the cluster operations (it's OK for slurmdbd
> to be unavailable for many hours). See also my Slurm upgrade page
This page is very insightful! Bookmarked it :)
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