TORQUE Resource Manager

TORQUE Resource Manager


Adaptive Computing is pleased to offer TORQUE Support including the latest version of TORQUE for purchase. For more information, please fill out the request form.



TORQUE can integrate with Moab®, a workload manager that intelligently places workloads and adapts resources to optimize application performance, increase system utilization, and achieve organizational objectives. It is customizable to each system’s specific situation, and provides control over batch jobs and distributed computing resources.

TORQUE incorporates significant advances in the areas of scalability, reliability, and functionality and is currently in use at tens of thousands of leading government, academic, and commercial sites throughout the world. 



TORQUE is an industry-standard resource manager solution with higher adoption than any other resource management offering. It provides enhancements over other resource managers in the following areas:

Fault Tolerance

  • Additional failure conditions checked/handled
  • Node health check script support

Scheduling Interface

  • Extended query interface providing the scheduler with additional and more accurate information
  • Extended control interface allowing the scheduler increased control over job behavior and attributes
  • Allows the collection of statistics for completed jobs


  • Significantly improved server to MOM communication model
  • Ability to handle larger clusters with tens of thousands of nodes and jobs
  • Ability to handle larger jobs that span hundreds of thousands of processors
  • High responsiveness and reliability with multi-threading and TCP-based communication


  • Extensive logging additions
  • More human readable logging (i.e. no more ‘error 15038 on command 42’)