Does PBS support dynamic node power-on/off?


I’m going to build batch system with pbspro on Google cloud platform.

To minimize cost, I want nodes to be power-off when there’s no job running on them.
Nodes are booted only job is dispatched, and run the job, and finally turned off.

Can PBS support feature like this? And how it be configured?


Yes this use case can be supported in PBS Pro using its hooks infrastructure and GCI API to turn-on / off the compute nodes based on your requirements.

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I"ll check the doc! :slight_smile:

Hi, did you found the solution? Could you share your script?