Research Software Packages

Software support is provided by Research Computing staff members in the following areas:


We provide programming and configuration support for High Performance Computing and Visualization software (see menu at left). Our services include:

  • Troubleshooting malfunctioning programs
  • Parallelizing existing serial codes
  • Developing new parallel codes
  • Training developers in parallel-style coding techniques
  • Tuning software for maximum performance

We support several implementations of MPI as well as OpenMP.

Licensed Software

Our licensed software support includes the deployment, installation, and configuration of the following licensed software products. This is just a sampling of the software readily available on the clusters.

Product Synopsis
ArcGIS A system for people who rely on accurate geographic information to make decisions.
AMPL A modelling language for mathematical programming.
Cadence Provides front-to-back design tools for all aspects of semiconductor design. Cluster Usage Guidelines
DDT A debugging tool for parallel computing. Usage Guidelines.
Imagine Abroad collection of software tools designed specifically to process geospatial satellite imagery
Intel High-performance Fortran/C/C++ compilers and MKL math library. MKL Usage Guidelines.
MAP A performance profiler from Allinea. Usage Guidelines.
Mathematica Fully integrated technical computing software
Matlab High-level technical computing language and interactive environment for algorithm development, data visualization, data analysis, and numerical computation. MATLAB on clusters: Usage Guidelines
Mentor ModelSim Combines single kernel simulator (SKS) technology with a unified debug environment for Verilog, VHDL, and SystemC.
SAS An integrated statistical package
Simics Asimulator supporting the definition, development, and deployment of digital systems
Stata Interactive data analysis program
Synopsys Provides tools for digital system-on-chip design. Cluster Usage Guidelines
VTune A powerful graphical and command line profiler from Intel. Usage Guidelines.