Parallel Tools Platform Release 8.0

The Parallel Tools Platform is designed to allow the Eclipse framework to be used for developing applications for parallel computer systems. PTP provides the following functionality:

In addition, PTP provides a platform for parallel tool developers to integrate their tools within the Eclipse framework. New tools can take advantage of the user interface components and parallel services that are provided by PTP, without the need to develop and support this infrastructure across multiple platforms.

More information and downloads are available at

PTP 8.0 is released as part of the Eclipse Luna Simultaneous release (June 2014).

Overview, Background, and Setup information

  1. Overview and Features
  2. Prerequisites
  3. New and Noteworthy

Help Topics

  1. Introduction to PTP Project Types - local, remote, and synchronized projects
  2. Introduction to Creating MPI Projects - creating a synchronized and a local project, Remote terminal view, Setting up Remote Include File Paths, building and running.
  3. Synchronized Projects - more details about synchronized projects
  4. Building Synchronized Projects: Build Configurations, Sync Configurations, and Environment Management
  5. Configuring Environment Modules - more details about Environment Management
  6. Recognizing Compiler Errors: Cray, PGI, and Open64
  7. Running Parallel Programs
  8. Monitoring Jobs and Systems
  9. Parallel Debugging
  10. Preferences
  11. Managing Remote Connections with PTP Remote Services

Other PTP related topics

Note that some of the features listed below may be optional - if you are reading this from your local Eclipse workbench and a feature is not installed, the link will not work. All topics are available in the Complete Eclipse online collection of help files.

Please consult the online documentation for the latest PTP help information.



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