Semiconductors & EDA

Altair tools power semiconductor design and electronic design automation, scaling up to millions of jobs per day.

For semiconductor design and electronic design automation, you need software that integrates with your critical applications and can intelligently handle massive workload volume — and you need it from a company you can rely on for support and longevity.

Bridge the Gap Between Mechanical & Electrical

Design and engineering require a system-level view of products and systems. Altair PollEx™ is the most comprehensive and integrated set of PCB design viewing, analysis, and verification tools in the market for electrical, electronics and manufacturing engineers. PollEx is an open solution that transfers data flawlessly between different ECAD and simulation environments.

PollEx features include query, measure, finding objects, and various reporting. PollEx operates in an open environment, which can transfer data flawlessly between different ECAD and simulation environments.

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Optimize EDA Job Scheduling

Trusted for semiconductor design and EDA, Altair Accelerator™ is the industry’s fastest enterprise job scheduler — with scalable, event-driven architecture for highest throughput. Accelerator maximizes capacity utilization and can run millions of jobs per day.

  • Sub-millisecond latency for top performance
  • Scalable, small-footprint architecture and comprehensive policy management features
  • Advanced license scheduling tracks out-of-queue license usage and dynamic license checkouts during job lifetime

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Boost Throughput

Altair Accelerator Plus™ includes a hierarchical scheduler architected to offload the base scheduler, enabling greater throughput, better license and resource utilization, and more flexible scheduler usage models.

  • Multi-layer, event-driven job scheduling
  • Hierarchical structure for both designers and administrators
  • Comprehensive visibility with a full-featured GUI

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Scale to Millions of Jobs Per Day

Using Altair PBS Professional™ to manage workload and job scheduling maximizes throughput and resource utilization. Its fast, powerful scheduler scales to millions of jobs per day with end-to-end resilience and reliable big job startup.

  • Powerful policy-based scheduling
  • Simple system access and management
  • Analytics and asset optimization for capacity planning

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Develop & Execute Complex Flows

Altair FlowTracer™ is an advanced platform for developing and executing flows. FlowTracer’s tracing technique analyzes flows and identifies the dependencies and inherent parallelism built into today’s complex flows.

  • Be more productive through visualization and control
  • Speed turnaround time with dependency awareness
  • Reduce flow complexity for higher-quality results

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Share Software Licenses Globally

Enable global software license sharing with Altair Allocator™. You can share among multiple job scheduling servers spread across multiple geographies and business units.

  • Maximum software license utilization
  • Real-time metrics for increased visibility
  • On-demand license allocation adjustments

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Monitor Software Licenses in Real Time

Get real-time insight into software license availability, usage, job status, and more. Altair Monitor™ uses current and historical data to help optimize license spending and utilization for organizations of any size.

  • Track license usage in real time
  • Get one consistent interface across your entire licensing environment
  • Monitor remote instances to support multi-geography software sharing

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Schedule Jobs in Your Hardware Emulation Environment

Altair Hero™ is the industry’s only end-to-end hardware emulation enterprise job scheduler. It addresses all aspects of emulation flow including design compilation, emulator selection, and software and regression tests.

  • Vendor-independent architecture
  • Customizable alerts and notifications
  • Comprehensive policy management features

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