CSC Computing Environment

Get an overview of the resource usage of recent jobs

What were my recent jobs?

Using the commands shown in the previous tutorial, list your jobs from the past month and print out enough details so that you can remember the purpose of the jobs (perhaps job ID, the name, partition, start time, allocated cores, used and requested memory). The job ID could be connected to Slurm output files, if you still have those available.

Some tips:

sacct -S 2022-11-01 > sacct_output.txt

Look for patterns or anomalies

Some things to look for:

Use this information to set the resource requests for similar new jobs. You can also look in My CSC for previous (monthly) usage per project.