[torqueusers] What is the difference between PBS and Torque?

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Feb 28 01:07:06 MST 2008

----- "Omer Khalid" <Omer.Khalid at cern.ch> wrote:

> Hi Chris,

Hello Omer,

> Thanks for the responses. I am wondering if there is any visual
> diagram available for Torque/Maui depicting from the start when a job
> is submitted to the batch system till it get completed/exited.

I am not aware of something like that, but it's quite possible
that something like that does exist!

> And also does Torque supports a plug-in architecture to add new
> modules and is there a developer's guide some where?

The only really plug in module for it that I know is
the scheduler, though I suppose a replacement pbs_mom
is feasible (though probably not a rather enticing job).

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
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