Lachesis: a job scheduler for the Cray T3E

by Allen B. Downey

This paper appeared in the Proceedings of the 4th Annual Workshop on Job Scheduling Strategies for Parallel Processors, at the merged 12th International Parallel Processing Symposium and 9th Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing, Orlando, FL, April 1998.

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This paper presents the design and implementation of Lachesis, a job scheduler for the Cray T3E. Lachesis was developed at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) in an attempt to correct some problems with the scheduling system Cray provides with the T3E.