# Parallel execution in Abaqus/Explicit

 Parallel execution in Abaqus/Explicit: reduces run time for analyses that require a large number of increments; reduces run time for analyses that contain a large number of nodes and elements; produces analysis results that are independent of the number of processors used for the analysis; is available for shared memory computers using a thread-based loop level or thread-based domain decomposition implementation; and is available for both shared memory computers and computer clusters using an MPI-based domain decomposition parallel implementation. The following topics are discussed:
 Related Topics Obtaining information Environment File Settings In Other Guides Controlling job parallel execution

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