Batchelor - batch job queue manager


The code has been tested to work with:


The PECL zip extension

The PECL zip extension (bundled with PHP >= 5.2.x) is recommended. The code is also prepared to use an external zip command, like 7-zip. 7-zip is GPL/BSD licensed and can be downloaded from


Its recommended to install JpGraph if you plan to use the statistics module. Without it, all statistics is presented as plain text.

Supported OS:

The code is developed and tested on Gentoo Linux 2007.0 and 2008.0, but getting it to run on any other UNIX/Linux shouldn't be any problem.

Windows may be tricky due to the tight interaction with the batch queue (at/atrm/atd).