The PBS Works Blog

PBS Professional Training: Upcoming Course

Attend our PBS Professional training class Mar. 12-14, 2012 & learn how to get the most out of your HPC environment. Register today!


Filed under: Events, PBS Professional, Training

SAVE THE DATE: PBS Works User Group 2012

Altair’s PBS Works will be holding a user group Oct. 2 & 3, 2012 in San Jose, CA. This exciting event will allow PBS Works users to participate in panel discussions, attend hands-on training and workshops, as well as interact with with Altair’s technical team.

Visit our website for further details. Registration begins early October. Be on the look out for more details in the next few weeks.

Filed under: Altair Engineering, Compute Manager, Events, PBS Analytics, PBS Deskop, PBS Professional, PBS Works

PBS Works Partner Spotlight: Bright Computing Now Resells PBS Professional

Bright Computing has become a global authorized reseller of Altair Engineering’s PBS Professional® software. Bright automatically configures and deploys PBS Professional throughout the cluster, and provides monitoring and management of the workload manager through the intuitive Bright Cluster Manager GUI.


Click here to learn more.

Filed under: Altair Engineering, Partners, PBS Professional, PBS Works

PBS Works Client Among Top Five Non-federally Funded University SC Sites

PBS Works’ client, Clemson University, has grown to become one of the South’s premier universities offering advanced HPC resources. The South Carolina school is now among the top five non-federally funded University Supercomputing sites. Click here to read more.

Filed under: Altair Engineering, PBS Professional, PBS Works

PBS Professional Celebrates & Looks Out 20 Years on Scalability

Rich Brueckner from InsideHPC interviews Bill Nitzberg, CTO of PBS Works at Altair, discussing PBS Professional’s 20th anniversary and outlook on scalability in the next 20 years. Click here to view on the PBS Works YouTube channel and become a subscriber.




Filed under: HPC, PBS Professional, PBS Works, reliability, scalability

Placement Sets: Ability to Define Groupings, Partitioning, & Topology

Join the PBS Community Forum and read the short tutorial on PBS Professional’s placement set feature, which can be used for defining groupings, partitions, and topology of cluster. The tutorial will walk you through a simple example, as well.

Filed under: PBS Professional

Altair’s PBS Works releases PBS Professional 11.1

With the launch of version 11.1, PBS Professional offers improved stability, improved security, and expanded platform support. It also features official support for new platforms including CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) v6, and SGI Performance Suite v1.

Click here to request a quote or download a free trial.

Filed under: HPC, Partners, PBS Professional

French National Computer Center for Higher Education Upgrades to PBS Professional 11.0

CINES, France’s National Computer Center for Higher Education, has upgraded to PBS Professional 11.0 to manage its national HPC system, known as JADE. PBS Professional 11.0 offers petaFLOPS scalability and more than 30 times faster cold start-up and seven times faster job submission than previous versions.

Click here to read more.

Filed under: PBS Professional

PBS Professional Celebrates 20 Years

PBS Professional, Altair’s EAL3+ security certified commercial-grade high-performance computing (HPC) workload management solution, is celebrating its 20th anniversary on June 17. Please look for us at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Hamburg, Germany June 19-23 (booth #820)!

Click here to read more of our key highlights over the past 20 years.

Filed under: HPC, PBS Professional

Altair PBS Works featured in HPC Wire

Bill Nitzberg, CTO of PBS Works at Altair, is currently featured on, discussing his view on the new generation of smarter, not faster, supercomputers. Click here to read the full length story.

Filed under: PBS Professional, PBS Works