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Program Independent Jobs

An Independent job is one whose tasks do not directly communicate with each other, that is, the tasks are independent of each other. The tasks do not need to run simultaneously, and a worker might run several tasks of the same job in succession. Typically, all tasks perform the same or similar functions on different data sets in an embarrassingly parallel configuration.

Some of the details of a job and its tasks might depend on the type of scheduler you are using:

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