12.11. Advanced features via System Preferences
User shall have ROLE_ADMIN to configure system-level settings.
Setup swap files for the Cloud VMs
In certain cases jobs may fail with unexpected errors if the compute node runs Out of memory.
Admin users can configure a default swap file to the compute node being created. This allow to avoid runs failures due to memory limits.
To configure the size and the location of the swap:
- Open the Settings pop-up
- Click the Preference tab
- Select the Cluster section
- Click in the field under the
- Insert the similar
jsonblock into a region/cloud specific configuration:
swap_ratio- defines a swap file size. It is equal the node RAM multiplied by that ratio. If ratio is 0, a swap file will not be created (default value: 0)
swap_location- defines a location of the swap file. If that option is not set - default location will be used (default: AWS will use
SSD/gp2EBS, Azure will use Temporary Storage)
- Click the Save button
- Click the OK button
- Now, while launch any pipeline, you can see specified swap settings in the run logs:
- To check that settings were applied, open SSH session and input the