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What Altair PBS Works™ Can Do For Electronic Design Automation (EDA)

IT administrators face numerous challenging factors when managing server farms for Electronic Design Automation (EDA), such as the pressure to improve efficiency and time to results, the complexity of a highly heterogeneous environment, and constant resource contention issues where multiple users compete for capacity.

Altair PBS Works™ offers globally supported workload management software for server farm administrators managing critical, high-value EDA applications. Fast, powerful scheduling ensures that system utilization may be maximized, increasing the productivity of your software license investment, while simplifying overall environment management.
Altair PBS Works was named “Best HPC Software” in the 2014 HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards, boasting a proven track record of excellent support with experts in over 40 offices across 22 countries. As an EDA-focused supplier, Altair is committed to helping clients save time and money, maximize uptime and reduce time to market. With PBS Professional® 13.0, Altair has focused explicitly on key features that meet EDA computing needs:
  • Scalability to million of jobs per day
  • 15x faster job submission than the previous version
  • Fairshare support
  • End-to-end resilience
  • Control Groups (cgroups) to eliminate resource contention
  • Fast, easy migration from legacy schedulers
Want to know more? Request the PBS Professional® Starter Package for EDA.
Next week, Altair is exhibiting at the Designer Community Expo (DCE) at SNUG Silicon Valley, CA on March 23rd, 2015. This expo includes over 60 exhibitors organized in 6 designer communities; Altair will be located in the Compute & Design Infrastructure Community. Register now and visit the Altair booth to learn more about PBS 13.0 for EDA (including details on an EDA Starter Package for SNUG attendees only!), receive free Altair goodies, and enter for a chance to win Bose noise-cancelling headphones!