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Batch Jobs

Choosing a Batch Queue

You can choose from several batch queues for your job. The main purpose of having different queues is to control scheduling priorities and set limits on the numbers of jobs of different sizes. Different queues may have different charge rates. This somewhat complex queue structure strives to achieve an optimal balance among fairness, wait times, run times, and DOE strategic goals.

When you submit your batch job you will usually chose one of these queues

  • regular : Use this for almost all your production runs.
  • debug: Use this for small, short test runs

Additional queues are available. See Queues and Scheduling Policies.