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An Integrated Approach to Workload & Cluster Management: The HPE Performance Cluster Manager (HPCM) PBS Professional Connector

This paper describes the integration between Altair’s PBS Professional and HPE Performance Cluster Manager (HPCM), explaining how the concept of a "connector" unites these two tools to simplify cluster setup and job execution, and providing instru...

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Basic Fairshare for Altair PBS Professional

Fairshare is a powerful tool for sharing resources and allocating a set amount of your cluster to entities like users, groups, and projects. This white paper will get you up and running with basic fairshare on Altair PBS Professional.

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Understanding Fairshare Usage for Altair PBS Professional

Fairshare is an Altair® PBS Professional® scheduling tool designed to share a cluster’s limited resources according to history of cluster usage and the entities’ allocated percentage. Fairshare is the most direct option to grant a percentage of sh...

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Building a PBS Professional Virtual Test Cluster with CentOS or SLES

Because it isn’t always convenient to explore software in a production environment, Altair PBS Professional has many features that allow users to simulate huge computing node environments on relatively simple, inexpensive hardware. This document e...

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Building a PBS Professional Virtual Test Cluster with Ubuntu

Because it isn’t always convenient to explore software in a production environment, Altair PBS Professional has many features that allow users to simulate huge computing node environments on relatively simple, inexpensive hardware. This document e...

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Altair PBS Professional for Fujitsu HPC Systems

Fujistu is an Altair global authorized reseller, offering PBS Professional on all Fujitsu PRIMEHPC systems. The PRIMEHPC series is equipped with the same A64FX CPU used in the supercomputer Fugaku, developed by Fujitsu and Japan’s leading research...

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Using Placement Sets for Altair PBS Professional

The PBS Professional scheduler provides many different methods for optimizing scheduling. Placement sets, also referred to as topology-aware scheduling, can be used to group nodes together based on a shared characteristic to help optimize job perf...

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Associating Nodes With One or More Queues

PBS Professional provides the user with an interface to submit jobs to a queue, which will be considered by the scheduler and dispatched to computational resources in a cluster, supercomputer, or cloud. This default configuration has no restrictio...

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Seat Design for Crash in the Cloud

The benefit of design exploration and optimization is understood and accepted by engineers but the required intensive computational resources have been a challenge for their adoption into the design process. The HyperWorks Unlimited (HWUL) applian...

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Schlumberger Eclipse Integration White Paper and How-To Guide

The Schlumberger ECLIPSE software family offers the industry’s most complete and robust set of reservoir simulation software. In response to user requests, Altair has collaborated with Schlumberger to deliver a tightly integrated version of ECLIPS...

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Benchmark Study: Optimizing High Fidelity Crash & Safety Simulation Performance

Cray, Intel and Altair have collaborated to analyze crash and safety simulation performance that provides engineers the power, speed and accuracy needed for their design analysis.

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Fairshare Management for Altair PBS Professional

Fairshare is a PBS Professional scheduling tool designed to share a cluster’s limited resources according to cluster usage history and allocated percentage. It's the most direct option to grant a percentage of shared resources on the cluster to users, projects, or groups.

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Intel Solution Brief: Maximize Performance and Scalability with Radioss on Intel® Xeon®

This paper summarizes the findings of a benchmark project to evaluate the performance and scalability of Radioss on Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v2 family-based platforms.

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Altair PBS Professional Support on NVIDIA DGX Systems

Developed to meet the demands of AI and analytics, NVIDIA® DGX™ Systems are built on the revolutionary NVIDIA Volta™ GPU platform. Combined with innovative GPU-optimized software and simplified management tools, in addition to the industry-leading...

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Benchmark Study: Optimized Drop Testing with Dell, Intel and Altair

Dell, Intel and Altair have collaborated to analyze a virtual drop test solution with integrated simulation and optimization analysis, delivering proven gains in speed and accuracy.

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Right-sizing Software Inventory Leveraging Altair SAO

Altair SAO users can right-size their software inventory to get maximum utilization and optimize software spend. In this article you'll see various right-sizing use cases to help you optimize your own licenses and pay for only what you need, no mo...

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IIT Delhi Powers India's Research Community

The Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), established in 1961, is one of the seven oldest Indian Institutes of Technology. Its mission is to contribute to India and to the world through excellence in scientific and technical education ...

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Simple, Powerful HPC Clusters Drive High-Speed Design Innovation

Solution brief from Intel and Altair on how to enhance the performance of Altair's HyperWorks using Intel Xeon processors.

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The Importance of Software License Server Monitoring

In electronic design automation (EDA) and other areas of computer-aided design (CAD) that utilize expensive software tools, centralization of license servers has become the norm. High software asset utilization is achieved by sharing a common pool...

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Top 10 Issues Facing License Managers

An organization’s software asset management (SAM) team wears many hats. Team members are responsible for setting up and maintaining license servers, installing licenses, ensuring compliance, assisting users, monitoring license availability, and ge...

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Meeting Job Scheduling Challenges for Organizations of All Sizes

Every semiconductor design group uses some sort of job scheduler, whether it is selected by a corporate IT department or by the group itself. At a high level, the function of a job scheduler is simple: Be aware of what is in the queue and what har...

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Short-running Jobs Can Help Optimize Your Resource Utilization

Semiconductor companies typically run jobs by queuing them up, then using a job scheduler to dispatch them onto available cores in server farms while pulling EDA tool licenses from a license server. There are two primary goals facing organizations...

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