Velocity Scheduler (vsched) is a batch queuing system that distributes jobs to a cluster of workstations
and/or to nodes of a multi-processor machine. The scheduler manages when and how a batch job is run based
on preferences set up by the user and system administrator(s). You can submit batch jobs and issue
queries using a few simple commands.
To use the batch system, you must have an account and know how to log in and use the login nodes, covered in the
Getting Started module. You must also have a compiled
program to run, covered in separate modules for
Before we begin, let's review a few vsched