ARM Performance Reports is a simple tool used to generate a single-page HTML or plain text report that presents the overall performance characteristics of HPC applications. It supports pthreads, OpenMP, or MPI code on CPU, GPU, and MIC based architectures.
The Schrodinger molecular modeling software suite includes a number of popular programs focused on drug design and materials science but of general applicability, for example Glide, Jaguar, and MacroModel. Maestro is the graphical user interface for the suite. It allows the user to construct and graphically manipulate both simple and complex chemical structures, to apply molecular mechanics and dynamics techniques to evaluate the energies and geometries of molecules in vacuo or in solution, and to display and examine graphically the results of the modeling calculations.
MPI is a standard library for performing parallel processing using a distributed memory model. The Ruby, Owens, and Pitzer clusters at OSC can use the OpenMPI implementation of the Message Passing Interface (MPI).
PAPI provides the tool designer and application engineer with a consistent interface and methodology for use of the performance counter hardware found in most major microprocessors. PAPI enables software engineers to see, in near real time, the relation between software performance and processor events.
This software will be of interest only to HPC experts.
ANSYS Workbench platform is the backbone for delivering a comprehensive and integrated simulation system to users. See ANSYS Workbench platform for more information.
Availability and Restrictions
ANSYS Workbench is available on Owens Cluster. You can see the currently available versions in the table on the main Ansys page here.
ANSYS Mechanical is a finite element analysis (FEA) tool that enables you to analyze complex product architectures and solve difficult mechanical problems. You can use ANSYS Mechanical to simulate real world behavior of components and sub-systems, and customize it to test design variations quickly and accurately.
Availability and Restrictions
ANSYS Mechanical is available on the Owens Cluster. You can see the currently available versions in the table on the main Ansys page here.
ParMETIS (Parallel Graph Partitioning and Fill-reducing Matrix Ordering) is an MPI-based parallel library that implements a variety of algorithms for partitioning unstructured graphs, meshes, and for computing fill-reducing orderings of sparse matrices. ParMETIS extends the functionality provided by METIS and includes routines that are especially suited for parallel AMR computations and large scale numerical simulations. The algorithms implemented in ParMETIS are based on the parallel multilevel k-way graph-partitioning, adaptive repartitioning, and parallel multi-constrained partitioning schemes developed in Karypis lab.
METIS (Serial Graph Partitioning and Fill-reducing Matrix Ordering) is a set of serial programs for partitioning graphs, partitioning finite element meshes, and producing fill reducing orderings for sparse matrices. The algorithms implemented in METIS are based on the multilevel recursive-bisection, multilevel k-way, and multi-constraint partitioning schemes developed in Karypis lab.
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SuiteSparse is a suite of sparse matrix algorithms, including: UMFPACK(multifrontal LU factorization), CHOLMOD(supernodal Cholesky, with CUDA acceleration), SPQR(multifrontal QR) and many other packages.
OSC timely installs new software versions on OSC systems, and periodically do coordinated software refresh (update the default versions to be more up-to-date and remove some versions that are quite out of date) on OSC systems. While we encourage everyone to use up-to-date software, the old defaults will still be available till the next software refresh, in case some users prefer to use the old defaults. The software refresh is usually made during the scheduled downtime, while we will send out notifications to all users ahead of time for any questions/suggestions/concerns.