If your work requires jobs that run in a particular sequence, you may benefit from a workflow tool that submits and monitors jobs for you in the correct order. A simple workflow manager that integrates with HTCondor is DAGMan, or "DAG Manager" where DAG stands for the typical picture of a workflow, a directed acyclic graph.

Learning Resources

This talk (originally presented at HTCondor Week 2020) gives a good overview of when to use DAGMan and its most useful features:

DAGMan Talk

For full details on various DAGMan features, see the HTCondor manual page:


This page was updated on Apr 26, 2021 at 17:04 from start/scaling-up/dagman-workflows.md.