Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

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 March 2, 2024)
Created June 29, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021