[slurm-users] Ideal NFS exported StateSaveLocation size.

Diego Zuccato diego.zuccato at unibo.it
Mon Oct 24 07:57:53 UTC 2022

Il 24/10/2022 09:32, Ole Holm Nielsen ha scritto:

 > It is definitely a BAD idea to store Slurm StateSaveLocation on a slow
 > NFS directory!  SchedMD recommends to use local NVME or SSD disks
 > because there will be many IOPS to this file system!

IIUC it does have to be shared between controllers, right?

Possibly use NVME-backed (or even better NVDIMM-backed) NFS share. Or 
replica-3 Gluster volume with NVDIMMs for the bricks, for the paranoid  :)


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