VARQ: virtual advance reservations for queues

  title={VARQ: virtual advance reservations for queues},
  author={Daniel Nurmi and Richard Wolski and John Brevik},
In high-performance computing (HPC) settings, in which multiprocessor machines are shared among users with potentially competing resource demands, processors are allocated to user workload using space sharing. Typically, users interact with a given machine by submitting their jobs to a centralized batch scheduler that implements a site-specific policy designed to maximize machine utilization while providing tolerable turn-around times. To these users, the functioning of the batch scheduler and… CONTINUE READING
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