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PADE (Parallel Applications Development Environment) from The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is a flexible, customizable environment for developing parallel applications that use the Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) message-passing library. It provides an integrated framework for all phases of development of a parallel application: editing, compilation, execution, debugging, and performance monitoring. PADE consists of an intuitive graphical user interface, a suite of PVM utilities, and extensive documentation in PostScript, ASCII, and HTML formats.

Current Version:   1.4

License Type:   Free

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Source Code Availability: Yes

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  • Debian Package: No
  • RedHat RPM Package: No
  • Other Packages: No

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PADE requires X-windows, Tcl 7.3/Tk 3.6, and PVM software in order to run on the development host of the virtual machine.

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