Workflow distribution options

Workflow distribution options are found under:

        Configuration (Image configuration_16) | Job processing (Image jobnodes_16) | Workflow settings

The three available options, described further below, reflect the three organizational levels of workflows:

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Figure 6.11: This workflow has one iteration block, shaded in turquoise, and one block after the iteration block, shaded in purple. It also has an optional block above the iteration block, outlined in purple. If a user chooses to import files as the initial action taken when launching this workflow, the import would be executed as an initial block. If they choose files already in a CLC File Location, the first block is the iteration block.

The workflow distribution options (figure 6.12) are:

Further details about considerations when choosing a workflow distribution option are provided in Choosing a workflow distribution option.

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Figure 6.12: Workflow distribution options determine how workflow tasks are distributed on servers with execution nodes.