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Re: Can job terminate its cluster?

From: Rayson Ho <no email>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2014 19:59:24 -0400

You can get most of the functionality from the Elastic Load Balancer:

As for emailing the user when all jobs are done, you can either write a
small script that does the actually emailing when the jobs are done... or
you can submit a job that waits for all other jobs, and then ask Grid
Engine to send you an email (qsub -M) when that last job is done:


Open Grid Scheduler - The Official Open Source Grid Engine

On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 5:58 PM, James <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a question which doesn't seem to be addressed in the
> documentation, or on this list. It seems that from the
> examples, Starcluster expects a bunch of human interaction,
> manually creating a cluster, submitting jobs, then terminating
> the cluster. I need an essentially batch system: the user starts
> a job which creates a cluster (internal info determines how large
> a cluster is needed); it runs unattended for hours/days (periodically
> checkpointing itself); then when it finishes it copies results to
> an EBS volume, sends an email message to the user, and terminates
> the cluster.
> 1) Will Starcluster allow me to do this easily? If so, a pointer
> to docs/examples would be appreciated!
> 2) If not, is there some other application that will do this, so I
> don't have to re-invent the wheel?
> 3) Or do I have to build my own wheel from scratch?
> Thanks,
> James
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