Batch processing systems were traditionally used to share limited computing power between people. Today, batch processing systems are also used to place work on workstations outside office hours, to make the most of an investment in a costly UNIX workstations. Also, with the steady advance of UNIX for PC computers, you can combine Generic NQS and GNU/Linux to build processor farms for just a fraction of the price of commercial systems.
DocumentationUser man pages available from http://www.gnqs.org/oldgnqs/docs/manuals/manpages/; user intro available from http://www.gnqs.org/oldgnqs/docs/starter_pack/introducing/
released on 1 August 2005
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