Job Partitions/Queues on Schooner
Every job submitted to Schooner is assigned to a partition (also called queue) before they are run. The partition tells Schooner which compute nodes to use to ensure optimal job execution. Schooner has several public partitions that can be used depending on the type of job you plan on running.
|Partition Name||Job Execution Time Limit||Description|
|32gb_20core||48 hours||Includes general compute nodes with two Intel Xeon Haswell E5-2650v3 cpus (10-core 2.3 GHz, 20 cores total, 32 GB RAM)|
|64gb_24core||48 hours||Includes general compute nodes with two Haswell E5-2670v3 cpus (12-core 2.3 GHz, 24 cores total, 64 GB RAM)|
|all||48 hours||Includes all available general compute nodes found in the 32gb_20core and 64gb_24core partitions|
Default job partition containing:
|large_mem||48 hours||Large memory node: four Haswell E7-4809v3 8-core 2.0 GHz cpus, 32 cores total, 1 TB RAM|
|longjobs||7 days||8 nodes that allow jobs to run for a maximum of 7 days.|
NOTE: This is not a dedicated partition. It currently has 8 nodes allocated, and overlaps with the normal partition.
|mic||48 hours||5 nodes with Intel MIC add-on|
|debug||30 minutes||Test and troubleshoot jobs before submitting to the normal partition|
|debug_5min||5 minutes||Test and troubleshoot jobs before submitting to the normal partition|
To specify a partition, use the following line of code in your batch script:
#SBATCH --partition=[partition name]
Example: To use the normal partition:
Please contact us at email@example.com if you have questions about which partition is best for your job.