Symphony (software)

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Platform Symphony
Developer(s) Platform Computing
Stable release
5.1 / April 2011 [1]
Written in Java
Operating system Linux, Solaris, Microsoft Windows, AIX
Available in C++, Java, .NET
Type High-performance computing
License Proprietary

Platform Symphony is a High-performance computing (HPC) software system developed by Platform Computing, the company that developed Load Sharing Facility (LSF). Focusing on financial services,[2] Symphony is designed to deliver scalability and enhances performance for compute-intensive risk and analytical applications.[3] The product lets users run applications using distributed computing.[4]

Version 4.0, Platform included a developer edition with no restrictions or time limits.[5] Symphony Developer Edition is a free high-performance computing (HPC) and grid computing software development kit and middleware.[6] It has been described as "the first and only solution tailored for developing and testing Grid-ready service-oriented architecture applications".[7]


  1. ^ Platform Computing Marks Launch of Symphony 5.1 with Significant Momentum in Financial Services Market
  2. ^ "Platform Computing announces Symphony 4". Enter the Grid. 2008-12-03. Retrieved 2008-03-20. 
  3. ^ "Platform Symphony Optimizes Cell-Based BladeCenter in Banks". Fox Business. 2008-02-25. Retrieved 2008-03-20. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Grid computing: The term may fade, but features will live on". Tech World. 2008-12-11. Retrieved 2008-03-20. 
  5. ^ "Platform Speeds Up Symphony". Grid Computing Planet. 2007-08-20. Retrieved 2008-03-20. 
  6. ^ Shread, Paul (2007-12-11). "Platform Speeds Up Symphony". Grid Computing Planet. Retrieved 2008-02-29. 
  7. ^ "Platform Targets Banks with Symphony 3". Grid Today. 2006-06-26. Archived from the original on July 10, 2006. Retrieved 2008-02-29. 

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