– Starts multiple jobs in parallel on Torque/qsub based multiprocessor systems.


This script is designed to start multiple jobs in parallel on cluster systems with a SGE/qsub based scheduling system.

Usage: [options]

Input Arguments:



-m, --make_jobs
Make the job files [default: None]
-s, --submit_jobs
Submit the job files [default: None]
-d, --delay
Number of seconds to pause between launching each job [default: 0]
-q, --queue
Name of queue to submit to [default: None]
-j, --job_dir
Directory to store the jobs [default: jobs/]
-n, --num_jobs
Number of jobs to group commands into. [default: 100]


No output is created.


Start each command listed in test_jobs.txt in parallel. The run id for these jobs will be RUNID. -ms test_jobs.txt RUNID