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HPC

 Framework: HPC

 HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING

Sim4Life offers high performance computing to enable the investigation of complex and realistic models. Multi-threaded execution for modeling, meshing, voxeling, and postprocessing enables parallel processing of heavy tasks without disturbing the workflow. A fully integrated centralized task manager efficiently manages all computationally intensive tasks on the local machine or in the cloud. Two sets of CUDA-based libraries for graphics processing unit (GPU) acceleration are provided: Acceleware and ZMT CUDA.

Sim4Life features the fastest GPU-enabled EM-FDTD and US solvers (P-EM-FDTD & P-ACOUSTICS). The MPI parallelization-based FEM solver optimally uses multi-core processors, clusters, and supercomputers to guarantee extreme performance for demanding tasks. A unified interface supports cloud computing of any of the major providers (e.g., Amazon or Google).

 

 Key Features - Acceleware

  • Advanced libraries for EM-FDTD
  • Support for dispersive media and lossy metals
  • Multi-GPU support

Key Features - CUDA

 

  • Libraries for EM-FDTD and Acoustics
  • Multi-GPU support

 

Key Features - MPI

 

  • Libraries for Flow

 

 

 

Supported GPUs

  • NVIDIA 20 series (Fermi architecture):
    • NVIDIA Tesla C2050 or C2070/C2075 card
    • NVIDIA Tesla S2050 or S2070/S2075 server form factor
    • NVIDIA M2090, M2070, M2050
    • GPU clusters of NVIDIA Tesla S2070 form factors
  • NVIDIA K-series (Kepler architecture):
    • NVIDIA Kepler K10, K20/K20X, K40 and K80.
    • NVIDIA Quadro K6000
  • NVIDIA GeForce 900 (9xx) series (Maxwell architecture):
    • First generation Maxwell: GeForce GTX 750Ti, GeForce GTX 750
    • Second generation Maxwell: GeForce GTX TITAN X, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 980Ti, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950
  • NVIDIA GeForce 10 series (Pascal architecture):
    • GeForce GTX 1050, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1080Ti 
    • NVIDIA Titan X
    • NVIDIA P5000, P6000, P620

Hardware older than NVIDIA series 10 is no longer supported.

 Supported OS

  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10
  • Windows Server 2008/ 2012
  • Linux RedHat 5 and CentOS

Performance

Benchmark 1: ViP human model with a mobile phone (w/ patch array antenna) next to his head.

 

Benchmark 2: SAM Head and Hand phantoms with a mobile phone.