[Swift-user] max number of jobs?

Ben Clifford benc at hawaga.org.uk
Thu Apr 23 16:53:24 CDT 2009

On Thu, 23 Apr 2009, Glen Hocky wrote:

> I was wondering if there is a cap on number of coasters or jobs in the queue
> on some machines. I've had a lot of success running on Ranger but I've never
> had more than 256 active jobs (i.e. 16x16) even with very high initial score
> and throttle settings.

Do you see other jobs from Swift sitting in the queue on Ranger in 
queued/waiting state (rather than running)? Or do you only see exactly 256 
jobs in the queue? (this being from wahtever Ranger's equivalent of qstat 


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