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Python library for parsing PBS accounting logs

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The pbsacct Python module is an inteface for processing accounting log data from the various PBS variants (TORQUE, PBS Pro, and OpenPBS), including the support sending that data to a database for persistance and analysis. DB persistance is currently supported for MySQL/MariaDB, with SQLite and PostgreSQL in various stages of development.

For example, here is a simple example of using the module to read a TORQUE accounting log file and print information about the jobs logged therein:

#!/use/bin/env python
import pbsacct
jobs = pbsacct.jobs_from_file("/var/spool/torque/server_priv/accounting/20180627")
for jobid in jobs.keys():
  job = jobs[jobid]
  print "%s: user=%s group=%s account=%s" % \
# Here endeth the program

More complete examples (including DB connectivity) can be found at:

The pbsacct Python module is part of the pbstools collection of utilities:

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