Taking into consideration the continued erratic development of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying restrictions of worldwide travelling as well as the safety and health of the DATE community, the Organising Committees decided to host DATE 2021 as a virtual conference in early February 2021. Unfortunately, the current situation does not allow a face-to-face conference in Grenoble, France.

The Organising Committees are working intensively to create a virtual conference that gives as much of a real conference atmosphere as possible.

ET6.8.2 Saving Serious Money with License First Scheduling


Often seen as a minor detail in job scheduling, we present an alternative view where we treat software licenses as the primary consideration in job dispatch.  Through some innovative techniques we will show how license utilization can be doubled with real world examples.