Mar 23 – 27, 2015
Physics Department, Oxford University
Europe/London timezone

DrainBoss: A Drain Rate Controller for ARC/HTCondor

Mar 27, 2015, 12:20 PM
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Parks Road (Physics Department, Oxford University)

Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Parks Road

Physics Department, Oxford University

Computing & Batch Services Computing and Batch Systems


Stephen Jones (Liverpool University)


This talk describes DrainBoss, which is a proportional integral (PI) controller with conditional logic that strives to maintain the correct ratio between single-core and multi-core jobs in an ARC/HTCondor cluster. DrainBoss can be used instead of the HTCondor DEFRAG Daemon.

Primary author

Stephen Jones (Liverpool University)

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