[slurm-users] Guarantee minimum amount of GPU resources to a Slurm account

Stephan Roth stephan.roth at ee.ethz.ch
Tue Sep 12 15:22:55 UTC 2023

Thanks Noam, this looks promising!

I'll have to test whether a job allowed to use such a reservation will 
run outside of it in case the reservation's resources are all occupied 
or queue up waiting to run in the reservation.

On 12.09.23 16:28, Bernstein, Noam CIV USN NRL (6393) Washington DC 
(USA) wrote:
> Is this what you want?
>     Magnetic Reservations
>     The default behavior for reservations is that jobs must request a
>     reservation in order to run in it. The MAGNETIC flag allows you to
>     create a reservation that will allow jobs to run in it without
>     requiring that they specify the name of the reservation. The
>     reservation will only "attract" jobs that meet the access control
>     requirements.
> (from https://slurm.schedmd.com/reservations.html 
> <https://slurm.schedmd.com/reservations.html>)
>> On Sep 12, 2023, at 10:14 AM, Stephan Roth <stephan.roth at ee.ethz.ch 
>> <mailto:stephan.roth at ee.ethz.ch>> wrote:
>> Dear Slurm users,
>> I'm looking to fulfill the requirement of guaranteeing availability of 
>> GPU resources to a Slurm account, while allowing this account to use 
>> other available GPU resources as well

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