Discovery of new oil and gas reserves is more important than ever. New software tools can have a significant impact on seismic data interpretation for exploration but at a considerable computational cost. Maxeler’s Multiscale Dataflow Technology delivers the next generation of algorithms at a cost comparable to lower fidelity approaches, as well as increasing throughput and decreasing turnaround times for current applications. Applications that benefit include:
- Surface-Related Multiple Elimination (SRME)
- Reverse Time Migration (RTM)
- Forward modeling
- Trace processing
- Reservoir modeling
With up to 384GB of memory in a dense 1U form factor, Maxeler hardware solutions are ideal for processing large seismic datasets. High bandwidth to dataflow compute memory and Maxeler domain-specific data encoding and streaming data (de)compression result in significant speed-up of even algorithms that are typically regarded as memory bound, such as sparse matrix solvers.
For Forward Modeling, Reverse Time Migration and Full Waveform Inversion the high-level MaxGenFD domain-specific compiler allows geoscientists to write high level descriptions of finite difference propagators and easily create highly optimized dataflow implementations.
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