Sun N1 System Manager 1.3 Grid Engine Provisioning and Monitoring Guide

Normalized Priorities

The normalized ticket, urgency, and POSIX priorities are the three top level policies used by the N1GE Scheduler to determine a job's dispatch priority. Each calculate a factor that contributes to the overall priority. In order for these three policy contributions to be added together in a meaningful way, they are each normalized to a number between 0 and 1.