[slurm-users] Slurm version 22.05 is now available

Alan Orth alan.orth at gmail.com
Tue May 31 08:20:17 UTC 2022

Thank you, Tim!

The cgroup/v2 support is exciting! Minor nitpick: I was reading up on the
new `--prefer` option in the `sbatch` man page¹ and I noticed that it
refers to `--constraints` (plural), but the option is actually


¹ https://slurm.schedmd.com/sbatch.html

On Fri, May 27, 2022 at 12:05 AM Tim Wickberg <tim at schedmd.com> wrote:

> We are pleased to announce the availability of Slurm release 22.05.0.
> To highlight some new features in 22.05:
> - Support for dynamic node addition and removal
>    (https://slurm.schedmd.com/dynamic_nodes.html)
> - Support for native Linux cgroup v2 operation
> - Newly added plugins to support HPE Slingshot 11 networks
>    (switch/hpe_slingshot), and Intel Xe GPUs (gpu/oneapi)
> - Added new acct_gather_interconnect/sysfs plugin to collect statistics
>    from arbitrary network interfaces.
> - Expanded and synced set of environment variables available in the
>    Prolog/Epilog/PrologSlurmctld/EpilogSlurmctld scripts.
> - New "--prefer" option to job submissions to allow for a "soft
>    constraint" request to influence node selection.
> - Optional support for license planning in the backfill scheduler with
>    "bf_licenses" option in SchedulerParameters.
> The main Slurm documentation site at https://slurm.schedmd.com/ has been
> updated now as well.
> Slurm can be downloaded from https://www.schedmd.com/downloads.php .
> - Tim
> --
> Tim Wickberg
> Chief Technology Officer, SchedMD LLC
> Commercial Slurm Development and Support

Alan Orth
alan.orth at gmail.com
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