[ic] Very long IC job?

Grant emailgrant at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 18:39:24 UTC 2009

>> I have an IC job that I've spent a lot of time optimizing but it just
>> seems to take a long time to execute.  The machine has a quad-core CPU
>> and 4GB RAM.  Is there anything wrong with increasing Jobs MaxLifetime
>> and just letting it run for a very long time each day?  Maybe as much
>> as 10 or so hours?  With the extra cores, I haven't noticed a slowdown
>> when the job is running, but I wonder if this is an irresponsible
>> thing to do.
> As long as your jobs don't get in infinite loop or consuming too much
> resources, running jobs for a very long time isn't irresponsible.
> It would be a nice addition if the MaxLifeTime could be specified per
> job.
> Regards
>        Racke

Thanks Racke.

- Grant

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