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.

News

2018-10-01
The whole batch farm has been migrated to SL7! There are no longer nodes available running SL6. If your jobs still depend it, please use Singularity

2018-06-11
Default selection of SL6 batch nodes has been dropped. In case your jobs depend on SL6, submit them with '-l os=sl6'

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.

In case of problems, please send an email to uco-zn@desy.de.