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Zoltan: Data-Management Services For Parallel Applications Developer's Guide



K Devine, B Hendrickson, E Boman, M St. John, C Vaughan, William F. Mitchell


The Zoltan Dynamic Load-Balancing Library provides critical capability to a number of parallel applications. Zoltan includes a suite of algorithms for dynamically computing partitions of problems over sets of processors; geometric, tree-based and graph-based algorithms are included. This document is a guide for developers of the Zoltan library.
Sandia Technical Report


dynamic, load balancing, software library, Zoltan


Devine, K. , Hendrickson, B. , Boman, E. , St. John, M. , Vaughan, C. and Mitchell, W. (2000), Zoltan: Data-Management Services For Parallel Applications Developer's Guide, Sandia Technical Report (Accessed July 14, 2024)


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Created June 29, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021