Absoft Announces Reseller Agreement with Etnus
to Offer TotalView Parallel Debugger with High Performance Computing Software Developer Kits for Linux on POWER
Absoft Announces Reseller Agreement with Etnus to Offer TotalView Parallel Debugger with High Performance Computing Software Developer Kits for Linux on POWER™ - Absoft Corporation and Etnus LLC have entered into a reseller agreement through which Absoft will offer Etnus’ market-leading TotalView™ debugger to its customer-base of scientists and engineers. TotalView will be a premier component in forthcoming "Enhanced Editions" of the Absoft High Performance Computing (HPC) Software Developers Kit (SDK) for IBM Linux on POWER™ solutions.
Each HPC SDK contains software tools needed by developers to build, debug, run, and optimize high-performance computing applications on clusters, including compilers, debuggers, math libraries, message passing libraries, and much more. Tools in the HPC SDKs come from Absoft, open source providers, and other manufacturers such as IBM, Intel, PathScale, and now Etnus, maker of TotalView.
TotalView is an advanced 32- and 64-bit graphical debugging environment on major Linux and UNIX platforms providing software developers complete control over threaded and parallel applications written in C, C++ or Fortran. TotalView provides unique, proprietary memory debugging technology that neither instruments code nor alters libraries, and is fully integrated into the debugger. An on-demand, view-based approach to memory debugging enhances the user’s experience by eliminating the need to wait for post-mortem style reports common in stand-alone memory tools.
Built from the ground up to debug parallel code, TotalView offers the developer unrivaled ability to debug applications that use multi-threading, MPI and OpenMP. Advanced features, such as heap allocation debugging, data analysis, and STLView for easy reading of standard template library data, provide unique capabilities to find and eliminate problems in complex mission critical applications.
"Absoft is pleased to offer Etnus’ TotalView debugger, the premier advanced debugging solution for mission critical code, as part of our HPC SDK Enhanced Editions for Linux on POWER™. TotalView is universally recognized as the most advanced debugging solution available for MPI-based systems," said Wood Lotz, CEO of Absoft. "We also embrace TotalView because of its advanced capabilities and availability on all major UNIX and Linux systems and environments. This encourages customers who port between platforms to continue using TotalView. This common ‘look and feel’ across platforms is an important component of Absoft’s rapidly growing HPC SDK product line."
Absoft has long been the dominant Fortran provider in the POWERPC™ market. Absoft sells the popular XL Fortran and XL C/C++ compilers from IBM for Linux on POWER™ and Mac OS X on POWERPC™. Offering a well rounded set of products, Absoft also sells its own highly reliable and portable 64-bit Fortran 95 compiler for Linux On POWER™, with a 64-bit Fortran compiler for OS X forthcoming very soon. Powerful compilers from Absoft are offered both standalone and in bundles, including the new HPC SDK Basic Edition for Linux on POWER™, announced at Supercomputing 2004.
The HPC Software Developers Kits from Absoft includes compilers, debuggers, math libraries, message-passing libraries (MPI) and numerous other tools that help developers quickly compile, debug, run, and optimize their high performance applications on clusters and HPC servers. Increasingly enhanced editions of the HPC SDK for Linux on POWER are coming soon. Absoft will continue offering more ‘best-of-breed’ tools with its bundled solutions for customers on every popular platform.
"We are always pleased to partner with companies like Absoft who share with Etnus a commitment to provide premium, world-class solutions and maintain solid relationships with other industry-leading software and hardware providers," said Chris Doehlert, Etnus President and CEO. "TotalView’s rich feature set is available across many platforms, so customers can efficiently move from platform to platform. This cross-platform design philosophy also drives Absoft's HPC SDK strategy, giving customers added flexibility and choice in their development platforms," added Doehlert.
General availability of the HPC SDK Enhanced Edition for Linux on POWER™ is planned for the third quarter of 2005. Prices are available by contacting Absoft. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (248) 853-0050. For more information, see: http://www.absoft.com/Products/Clusters/Debuggers/hpcsdk_totalview.html
About Absoft Corporation
Celebrating 25 years of leadership, innovation and performance, Absoft Corporation (Rochester Hills, Michigan) is a global provider of software development tools needed to solve today's complex computational problems. Absoft introduced the first commercial 32-bit Fortran compilers for Macintosh, Windows-NT, Linux and High Performance Computing (HPC) environments, and leads the industry with the recently announced HPC Software Developers' Kit. Absoft business partners include Apple; IBM; Hewlett-Packard; Intel; Motorola; Cray Research; Sun; and Silicon Graphics. Absoft is the sole provider of source-compatible Fortran and debugging solutions for all of today's leading computing platforms. The world's major educational institutions, research laboratories, and Fortune 2000 companies use Absoft tools in a diverse range of scientific and engineering computing applications. For more information about Absoft, visit www.absoft.com, e-mail email@example.com, or call 248-853-0050.
Etnus is the world's leading provider of debugging and analysis solutions for complex code. Etnus products provide software engineers with the ability to visualize, control and correct complex applications running on a wide variety of platforms and using one to thousands of processors. They offer significant productivity gains in application development, helping to eliminate the frustration, delays, and headaches inherent in analyzing multi-process, multi-thread, and network-distributed applications containing many lines of code or advanced programming techniques such as MPI, threads, and OpenMP.
Etnus products are used in the development of applications in industries such as weather prediction, film special effects and animation, oil and gas exploration, CAD/CAM software development, automotive, aerospace, finance and telecommunications. Privately held, Etnus offers its expanding product line through worldwide resellers and direct sales.