Batch System Usage

This pages contain information about the batch system and its usage. At DESY Zeuthen we use the batch system Univa Grid Engine 8.3.1p6.


Monitoring information for finished jobs does include detailed error messages on failure, for recent longer running jobs the cpu, memory and io usage is plotted (in 5 minute steps).

Known SGE Bugs

Currently non known.

More documentation

  • The official vendor's user documentation is available on every submission node at /usr/gridengine/doc/UsersGuideGE.pdf.
  • Technical seminar presentation: Grid Engine - The Batch System for DESY
  • Have also a look at the man pages of grid engine commands.

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