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High-Performance and High-Throughput Computing

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Unlock the Power of High-Performance Computing with Slurm

At SchedMD, we understand organizations’ challenges and complexities when dealing with large-scale computational workloads. Research institutions, government agencies, and commercial businesses need a robust and efficient solution that can handle the immense computational demands of your various workloads. That’s where Slurm comes in.

Slurm is an open-source, highly scalable, and highly reliable workload manager. With its robust architecture and advanced capabilities, the world of high throughput computing recognizes Slurm as the de facto standard for managing and scheduling HPC workloads. It provides many features and functionalities to ensure optimal resource utilization, improved job throughput, and efficient task scheduling.

Key Features and Benefits of Slurm

The basis of Slurm is to allocate resources, manage pending work, and execute jobs, but it’s the details of Slurm’s architecture that make it the leading work management system in a number of industry trends.

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Comprehensive Workload Management

Slurm offers a comprehensive suite of tools and features to manage your workloads effectively. From job submission and monitoring to resource allocation and accounting, Slurm provides an end-to-end solution for optimizing your computing environment.

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Scalability and Flexiblity

Slurm handles the most demanding workloads for small, large, and exascale systems. The program seamlessly to thousands of nodes and millions of tasks. With its flexible and customizable architecture, Slurm easily integrates into existing HPC infrastructures, adapting to your specific requirements.

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Efficient Resource Allocation

Slurm’s advanced scheduling algorithms ensure efficient resource allocation, maximizing the utilization of your computing resources. It intelligently balances the workload across your cluster, minimizing idle time and maximizing throughput.

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Job Prioritization and Fairness

Slurm provides extensive support for job prioritization, allowing you to define policies based on user affinity, job size, and resource availability. This ensures fair resource allocation and enables effective utilization of your HPC resources.

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Extensive Monitoring and Reporting

Slurm offers comprehensive monitoring and reporting capabilities, providing real-time insights into the performance and utilization of your HPC infrastructure. You can make informed decisions to optimize your workloads further with detailed metrics and analytics.

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User-Friendly Interface

Slurm provides a user-friendly command-line interface, making it easy for system administrators and users to interact with the workload management system. It also offers robust APIs and integration options for automation and seamless integration with other software tools.

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Plugin-Based Architecture

Slurm can map to complex business rules and existing organizational priorities. This works due to its plugin-based architecture that makes Slurm adaptable to a variety of conditions that fit your organization

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First-Class Resource Management for GPUs

Slurm provides flexibility for effective GPU management that allows administrators to configure features according to the needs of HPC clusters and users. You can specify the number of GPUs needed, the GPU type, and other relevant needs.

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HPC Environments

Slurm supports on-prem, cloud, and hybrid HPC environments. This means that Slurm works with HPC clusters that are meant to be built and expanded over time, can be deployed based on need, or a combination of the two.

Praise for SchedMD Support

“We have been a SchedMD support customer for seven years. They’ve always given timely, high quality responses.”

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Trusted Around the World

SchedMD and Slurm are trusted by businesses and institutions around the world. Our clientele includes Harvard University, Hewlett Packard, NASA, and more.

High Throughput Computing

With Slurm’s high-throughput computing, Slurm provides massive scalability that can manage performance requirements for small cluster, large cluster, and supercomputer needs. Simply put, Slurm will grow with you as your computational needs expand.

Slurm outperforms the competition with compute rates of:

  • 100K+ nodes/GPU
  • 17M+ jobs per day
  • 120M+ jobs per week

Slurm’s scalability can execute an average of 500 simple batch jobs per second. In short bursts, batch jobs can reach a much higher level.

Experience the power of Slurm and unleash the true potential of your environment. Contact us today to learn more about how Slurm’s automation capabilities can help you simplify administration, accelerate job execution, and improve end-user productivity, all while reducing cost and error margins.

Remember, when it comes to high-performance computing and high-throughput computing, trust SchedMD and Slurm as your expert partners.

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Our Performance and Computing FAQ’s

What is Slurm?

Slurm is an open-source workload manager that optimizes and streamlines the execution of high-performance computing workloads.

What does high-performance computing do?

High-performance computing enables large-scale data processing, complex simulations, and scientific research, delivering exceptional computational power and speed.

What problems does HPC solve?

HPC solves challenges requiring massive computational power, such as weather modeling, drug discovery, genome sequencing, and data analytics.

What is high-performance computing also known as?

High-performance computing (HPC) is also known as supercomputing or parallel computing.

Who needs high-performance computing?

Research institutions, government agencies, and industries such as aerospace, finance, and healthcare all benefit from high-performance computing.

Is high-performance computing in demand?

Yes. High-performance computing is in high demand due to its ability to accelerate research, improve product development, and solve complex problems efficiently.

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