Different Resource Management Strategies with Grid Engine

This HOWTO discusses the PROs and CONs of different approaches for managing resources. It originates from a response to the question "How can I minimize the delay of a load sensor tracking software licenses?" asked in the Sun Support Forum (now: Oracle Forum). The answer was:

It's quite natural that load sensors have a delay. It can't be prevented and for this reason using load sensors is only the 3rd best approach to manage license consumption.