Job Scheduling with Slurm

This session involves practical exercises.

This core session is designed to help new users at ACENET and the Digital Research Alliance of Canada get up and running.

The Digital Research Alliance of Canada's national systems use the job scheduler called “Slurm”. This session is for users who have had no experience with using Slurm, are transitioning to Slurm, or are seeking to improve efficiency with Slurm. You will learn how Slurm works and how it allocates jobs, enabling you to:

  • minimize wait time by framing reasonable requests
  • optimize use of the resources to achieve efficiency
  • increase throughput
  • run more jobs simultaneously
  • troubleshoot and address crashes

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YouTube Tutorial: (Video)