Workload Orchestrator Administration for SAS(R) Grid

Course code: SGAV2

In this course, you learn how to administer a SAS Grid Manager environment using the SAS Workload Orchestrator grid provider. After you complete this course, you will understand SAS Grid Manager concepts and terminology and have a grasp of the fundamentals of the SAS Grid Manager architecture. This will enable you to configure your grid to optimize the workloads of your users’ jobs, maximizing the throughput of the jobs, and consistently getting the results for decision making in a timely manner.
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Course duration: 14 hours

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Target group

SAS administrators and system administrators who are responsible for managing and maintaining a SAS Grid Manager environment with SAS Workload Orchestrator

Course structure

What Is Grid Computing?

  • SAS 9 Platform and Grid overview.
  • Introduction to SAS Grid Architecture.
  • Understanding and managing the SAS Workload Orchestrator Daemon.
  • How a shared file system is used in a grid environment.

Configuring the Grid with SAS Workload Orchestrator

  • Configuring administrators, security, and time-based configurations.
  • Assigning hosts to queues for execution of jobs to the queue.
  • Setting priorities on queues so that higher priority jobs are executed first.
  • Allowing jobs to preempt running jobs from other queues.
  • Defining Master hosts.
  • Dynamically adding hosts to the grid.
  • Setting up groups to control access to the grid.
  • Defining resources for use in assigning jobs to hosts or determining whether to suspend/resume a job.

Additional Configuration with SAS Workload Orchestrator

  • Create time-based queues.
  • Using command line interfaces (CLI).
  • Making a server highly available.
  • Utilizing grid options sets and grid tags.


Before attending this course, you should have attended the SAS Platform Administration Fast Track course or have equivalent experience.

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