Generic NQS

Generic NQS is one of the world's leading freely-available batch processing systems. Based on the de facto NQS standards, and inter-operable with commercial NQS products, Generic NQS combines important features such as cluster-wide dynamic scheduling with robustness, ease of installation, and availability across a large number of UNIX-like platforms.

Current Version:   3.50.5

License Type:   GPL v2

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Source Code Availability: Yes

Available Binary Packages:

  • Debian Package: No
  • RedHat RPM Package: No
  • Other Packages: No

Targeted Platforms:

  • AIX v3, v4
  • AT&T SVr4 (e.g. NCR UNIX)
  • Digital UNIX (v1.3 to v4.0) Includes processor set support
  • FreeBSD
  • HP-UX (v9 - v11)
  • IRIX v5.x, v6.x (native 64-bit) Includes processor set, non-degrading priorities, and dplace support We are the only native 64-bit batch system for IRIX 6 that we know about
  • Linux (of course ;-) Will include processor set support when Linus accepts the patch into the kernel
  • Solaris 2.x Includes processor set support
  • SunOS v4 (not tested for quite some time)

Software/Hardware Requirements:

ANSI C compiler

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