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[ aws . batch ]

create-job-queue

Description

Creates an Batch job queue. When you create a job queue, you associate one or more compute environments to the queue and assign an order of preference for the compute environments.

You also set a priority to the job queue that determines the order that the Batch scheduler places jobs onto its associated compute environments. For example, if a compute environment is associated with more than one job queue, the job queue with a higher priority is given preference for scheduling jobs to that compute environment.

See also: AWS API Documentation

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Synopsis

  create-job-queue
--job-queue-name <value>
[--state <value>]
--priority <value>
--compute-environment-order <value>
[--tags <value>]
[--cli-input-json <value>]
[--generate-cli-skeleton <value>]

Options

--job-queue-name (string)

The name of the job queue. Up to 128 letters (uppercase and lowercase), numbers, and underscores are allowed.

--state (string)

The state of the job queue. If the job queue state is ENABLED , it is able to accept jobs. If the job queue state is DISABLED , new jobs can't be added to the queue, but jobs already in the queue can finish.

Possible values:

  • ENABLED
  • DISABLED

--priority (integer)

The priority of the job queue. Job queues with a higher priority (or a higher integer value for the priority parameter) are evaluated first when associated with the same compute environment. Priority is determined in descending order. For example, a job queue with a priority value of 10 is given scheduling preference over a job queue with a priority value of 1 . All of the compute environments must be either EC2 (EC2 or SPOT ) or Fargate (FARGATE or FARGATE_SPOT ); EC2 and Fargate compute environments can't be mixed.

--compute-environment-order (list)

The set of compute environments mapped to a job queue and their order relative to each other. The job scheduler uses this parameter to determine which compute environment should run a specific job. Compute environments must be in the VALID state before you can associate them with a job queue. You can associate up to three compute environments with a job queue. All of the compute environments must be either EC2 (EC2 or SPOT ) or Fargate (FARGATE or FARGATE_SPOT ); EC2 and Fargate compute environments can't be mixed.

Note

All compute environments that are associated with a job queue must share the same architecture. Batch doesn't support mixing compute environment architecture types in a single job queue.

(structure)

The order in which compute environments are tried for job placement within a queue. Compute environments are tried in ascending order. For example, if two compute environments are associated with a job queue, the compute environment with a lower order integer value is tried for job placement first. Compute environments must be in the VALID state before you can associate them with a job queue. All of the compute environments must be either EC2 (EC2 or SPOT ) or Fargate (FARGATE or FARGATE_SPOT ); EC2 and Fargate compute environments can't be mixed.

Note

All compute environments that are associated with a job queue must share the same architecture. Batch doesn't support mixing compute environment architecture types in a single job queue.

order -> (integer)

The order of the compute environment. Compute environments are tried in ascending order. For example, if two compute environments are associated with a job queue, the compute environment with a lower order integer value is tried for job placement first.

computeEnvironment -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the compute environment.

Shorthand Syntax:

order=integer,computeEnvironment=string ...

JSON Syntax:

[
  {
    "order": integer,
    "computeEnvironment": "string"
  }
  ...
]

--tags (map)

The tags that you apply to the job queue to help you categorize and organize your resources. Each tag consists of a key and an optional value. For more information, see Tagging your Batch resources in Batch User Guide .

key -> (string)

value -> (string)

Shorthand Syntax:

KeyName1=string,KeyName2=string

JSON Syntax:

{"string": "string"
  ...}

--cli-input-json (string) Performs service operation based on the JSON string provided. The JSON string follows the format provided by --generate-cli-skeleton. If other arguments are provided on the command line, the CLI values will override the JSON-provided values. It is not possible to pass arbitrary binary values using a JSON-provided value as the string will be taken literally.

--generate-cli-skeleton (string) Prints a JSON skeleton to standard output without sending an API request. If provided with no value or the value input, prints a sample input JSON that can be used as an argument for --cli-input-json. If provided with the value output, it validates the command inputs and returns a sample output JSON for that command.

See 'aws help' for descriptions of global parameters.

Examples

To create a low priority job queue with a single compute environment

This example creates a job queue called LowPriority that uses the M4Spot compute environment.

Command:

aws batch create-job-queue --cli-input-json file://<path_to_json_file>/LowPriority.json

JSON file format:

{
  "jobQueueName": "LowPriority",
  "state": "ENABLED",
  "priority": 10,
  "computeEnvironmentOrder": [
    {
      "order": 1,
      "computeEnvironment": "M4Spot"
    }
  ]
}

Output:

{
    "jobQueueArn": "arn:aws:batch:us-east-1:012345678910:job-queue/LowPriority",
    "jobQueueName": "LowPriority"
}

To create a high priority job queue with two compute environments

This example creates a job queue called HighPriority that uses the C4OnDemand compute environment with an order of 1 and the M4Spot compute environment with an order of 2. The scheduler will attempt to place jobs on the C4OnDemand compute environment first.

Command:

aws batch create-job-queue --cli-input-json file://<path_to_json_file>/HighPriority.json

JSON file format:

{
  "jobQueueName": "HighPriority",
  "state": "ENABLED",
  "priority": 1,
  "computeEnvironmentOrder": [
    {
      "order": 1,
      "computeEnvironment": "C4OnDemand"
    },
    {
      "order": 2,
      "computeEnvironment": "M4Spot"
    }
  ]
}

Output:

{
    "jobQueueArn": "arn:aws:batch:us-east-1:012345678910:job-queue/HighPriority",
    "jobQueueName": "HighPriority"
}

Output

jobQueueName -> (string)

The name of the job queue.

jobQueueArn -> (string)

The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the job queue.