TotalView Technologies, provider of scaleable debugging and analysis software solutions for multi-core computing, recently announced the availability of TotalView Debugger 8.2. This updated version of TotalView provides new features and support for important new platforms, allowing a greater range of users to benefit from the product's capabilities.
TotalView is a comprehensive source code and optional memory debugging solution that simplifyies the process of debugging data-intensive, multi-process, multi-threaded or network-distributed applications.
TotalView Debugger supports mixed environments, including mixed parallel paradigms (Open MP and MPI) and mixed languages (Fortran 90 and C++, for example) in one debugging session, and mixed versions of compilers in one session. TotalView supports over 2,500 compiler variations and countless combinations of parallel programming paradigms and compilers.
New features of TotalView 8.2 include the following:
SiCortex delivers ultra-low power, high-performance Linux computers for the HPC market. TotalView will now support debugging parallel applications on the new SiCortex supercomputer.
The Cray XT4 is the latest generation massively parallel processor system from Cray. TotalView will support the Cray XT4 platform and provide support and documentation of support for the Cray job launcher used
Fedora Core 6, the community-supported Linux distribution, adds support for Intel-based Macs, in addition to the previously supported x86, x86-64 and PowerPC chip architectures.
Mac OS X Leopard is the sixth major release of the Mac operating system. Leopard includes new technologies that take advantage of the latest developments in processor hardware with full native 64-bit support to enable applications to take complete advantage of 64-bit processing while running with existing 32-bit Mac OS X applications, along with drivers and easy multi-core optimization and scheduling to take advantage of the latest Intel hardware. TotalView 8.2 has been engineered to support the Mac OS X Leopard operating system, as well as debugging binaries that are Power/Intel-32/Intel-64, all combined into one executable.
Ubuntu is a community-developed Linux-based operating system for the desktop, laptop, thin client and server. TotalView will support applications developed on this new platform.
TotalView will be able to display the value of Fortran parameters, which can be used like variables in expressions but could not previously be examined within the debugger.
TotalView 8.2 offers an improved Source Code window that allows users to more easily scan through code looking for recognizable objects.
For more information, visit TotalView Technolgies' Web site.