Hi Zuzana,

Jobs queue individually. But different jobs may queue to different clusters, so if there are no dependencies, you may see jobs execute out of order. Workflows are still a benefit as this places jobs in the queue sooner than waiting for each job to finished (under normal circumstances - not the extended queue times seen now during the server reconfiguration).

The banner on main provides updates about the status of Main, but right now NGS jobs are in hold. We expect these to start again tomorrow and then for the final stages of the upgrades to be complete within the next few weeks.

Apologies for the slow reply to your question,

Galaxy team

On 7/24/13 2:33 PM, zuzmus wrote:
Dear Galaxy managers,

I would like to ask about the queuing rules for the workflows before processed on the server?

I use my customized Galaxy workflow which contains 22 following steps (basically, filtering, trimming and format change of NGS data). I guess the server is generally very busy during last weeks/months (?), so my job was waiting about 24 hours in a queue (which would not be a problem), and then the first step of the workflow was processed, but the following 21 is again/still waiting (already for another couple of hours...). It makes me wondering about the queuing rules because I expected that the whole workflow is queued as one job.. Then my question is if the whole workflow, once submitted, is listed in the queue, or does the following step queue only after the previous step is finished (which would mean to wait the whole queue for each step of the workflow...)?

I routinely used those wrokflows before (months ago) without any problems...

I tried to search similar question in the archive before I posted this one...

Thanks a lot for your answer,

My best

Zuzana Musilova
Zuzana Musilova, PhD.

Zoological Institute
University of Basel
Vesalgasse 1, CH-4051 Basel
Switzerland - Europe

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