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




To see what versions of Zoltan are available type

module avail zoltan

To see what other modules are needed, what commands are available and how to get additional help type

module help zoltan

To use Zoltan, include a command like this in your batch script or interactive session to load the Zoltan module:

module load zoltan


Be sure you also load any other modules needed, as listed by the module help zoltan command.