Paradigm Geophysical has announced the release of its seismic data processing and imaging solutions on Linux workstations and clusters. Paradigm reports that its products are proving well-suited to Linux. Cost-effectiveness of the new port has been proven during extensive use by Paradigm’s Services Group. Workflows can be run in a hybrid environment, with data shared between Unix and Linux platforms.
Paradigm CEO Eldad Weiss said, “Paradigm is committed to reducing the total cost of ownership for our solutions. The Linux operating system, which provides UNIX capabilities on a PC, offers a wonderful opportunity to deliver on that commitment. Linux has become a mature platform which is particularly suited to compute-intensive applications. There is no doubt that the industry is heading towards mass adoption of this platform, and we’re proud to be at the forefront of this movement.”
Paradigm’s Linux-based seismic data processing and imaging products include the GeoDepth velocity model building and depth imaging system, the Focus seismic processing system, and Probe for AVO inversion, analysis and modeling. The company’s industry-leading migration technology is now being offered in a distributed computing environment (Linux clusters). Additional products available on Linux are the Vanguard reservoir property propagation system and Explorer for time to depth conversion.
The company’s Visualization, Interpretation and Earth Modeling products on LINUX will be demonstrated at the SEG2002 International Exposition and 72nd Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City on 6 -11 October, and commercially released soon afterwards.
This article originally appeared in Oil IT Journal 2002 Issue # 9.
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