[torqueusers] torque APIs

Prakash Velayutham velayups at email.uc.edu
Tue Oct 18 13:09:01 MDT 2005


enrico.sirola at gmail.com wrote:

>Hello,
>is it possible to programmatically submit jobs with torque? I took a
>look at the torque documentation on supercluster.org, but I didn't
>find anything about APIs. Does anyone have a pointer to torque API
>docs? Thanks in advance,
>enrico
>
>P.S.
>does a DRMAA implementation for torque exist? Is anyone working on it?
>  
>
Hi,

By programmatically, if you mean a client library of functions to submit 
jobs, yes, you can use pbs_connect(), pbs_submit() and such functions to 
submit jobs. You could also use pbs_rescquery() to check for available 
resources etc.

Hope this helps,
Prakash


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