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Zoltan is a toolkit of parallel services for dynamic, unstructured, and/or adaptive simulations. Zoltan provides parallel dynamic load balancing and related services for a wide variety of applications, including finite element methods, matrix operations, particle methods, and crash simulations. Zoltan also provides parallel graph coloring, matrix ordering, unstructured communication tools, and distributed data directories.

Zoltan is one of the packages included in the Trilinos project.

Zoltan was written at Sandia National Laboratories


Usage on Bridges-2

To see what versions of Zoltan are available and if there is more than one, which is the default, along with some help, type

module spider zoltan

To use Zoltan, include a command like this in your batch script or interactive session to load the Zoltan module: (note ‘module load’ is case-sensitive):

module load zoltan