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How to create non-parametric subtasks in Windows HPC Server 2008R2 RRS feed

  • Question

  • How do I create a non-parametric subtask e.g. using the Windows HPC Developer Pack?

    I know how to create and submit jobs and (parametric) tasks but I cannot find documentation on how to specify subtasks.

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:26 AM

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  • HPC doesn't support subtask.

    Parametric Sweep task will expand s set of tasks and run them, basically, they are not subtask, when you click the parametric task root node, you can find, it is not a task, but a master record:

    "This is a master record for a Parametric Sweep task.  Please select individual sub-tasks to view their output."

    Monday, August 4, 2014 3:29 AM
  • Apparently it does, as is also written in the last sentence in the quote in your reply "Please select individual sub-tasks...". It is also written that these subtasks will have a decimal in the task identifier.

    My question was if there is any (possibly undocumented) way to submit subtasks through the HPC framework without manipulating the SQL database directly?

    Monday, August 4, 2014 6:26 AM