News: 18.1 Beta, Site Registry, ISC18 BOF CFP

PBS Pro v18.1 Beta Available for Testing
PBS Pro v18.1.beta is here, and we’d love your help testing it. Packages and release notes are available in the usual place on Github: For details on the new features, please see the design documents in the PBS Pro contributor’s portal Project Documentation space at To keep up with news on 18.1, “watch” (follow) the 18.1 page at 18.1 Release Plan. When it’s done, PBS Pro 18.1 will deliver faster scheduling, better job performance, improved utilization, new policy controls and improvements focused on making administration easier. Wow – it is really looking awesome.

Add Your Site to the PBS Pro Registry
We are creating a list of organizations / systems using PBS Pro to better understand and share where and how PBS Pro is being adopted. Check it out at: If it seems a little empty right now, that’s because it’s completely new and needs your help. As a member of the community or a user of PBS Pro, please consider adding your organization / site / system to the list. Ask to be added via:, and check back and watch as the list grows.

PBS Pro BoF @ ISC18
Our proposal for a Birds-of-a-feather (BoF) session focused on PBS Pro was accepted by the ISC18 steering committee. If you are interested in volunteering to share your experience or feedback with PBS Pro, please sign up at BoF Session @ ISC18, Frankfurt, Germany, 25-27 Jun 2018.

Have a great day,

(Acting) Community Manager