# Support libraries

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46.2 : Other

# 46 Support libraries

There are many libraries related to parallel programming to make life easier, or at least more interesting, for you.

## 46.1 SimGrid

crumb trail: > libraries > SimGrid

SimGrid  [simgrid-homepage] is a simulator for distributed systems. It can for instance be used to explore the effects of architectural parameters. It has been used to simulate large scale operations such as HPL   [cornebize:EmulateHPCms]  .

## 46.2 Other

crumb trail: > libraries > Other

ParaMesh

Global Arrays

Hdf5 and Silo