Scicomp Administration Document

This is the book to store Scicomp internal documents, such as software design, algorithm and system admin how to manual etc.

Intel MPI Jobs

Slurm FAQ

Check Job Status

There are many commands with different options for checking the status of batch jobs in Slurm system.

Allocations & fair share

Batch Script (Slurm) example

Here is a simple batch script example:


           #SBATCH -N4 -t2:00:00
           #SBATCH -A my_project
           #SBATCH -p phi_test
           #SBATCH  -C cache,quad,18p


Above batch script requests 4 cache-quad 18p nodes (for 2 hours), using my_project account and submit to phi_test partition (queue).

Batch System (Slurm)

Batch System (Slurm) basics

In next few weeks, all Knights Landing nodes (16p and 18p) will be managed by Slurm. From July 1 2018, user must use Slurm client (sbatch) to submit a batch job. To use slurm, you will need a account associated with your project, and you will need to be an authorized user
on that account.  Please see your project leader for relevant account
information, and if necessary ask him/her to email Chip Watson to get
your username added to the project.

Steps in using the Slurm batch system: