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Operating InfoWorks ICM on Virtual Machines and in Cloud based environments

There is nothing particularly special that you need to do to deploy InfoWorks ICM on a Virtual Machine or on a Cloud platform, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud. It’s really no different to installing the … Continue reading

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GPU runtime results for 2D InfoWorks ICM models (2017 update)

This is the third instalment in a series of blogs I’ve written summarising run times for 2D simulations conducted on PC hardware and NVIDIA GPU cards. The first was in December 2012, I then followed up with a second in … Continue reading

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InfoWorks ICM Version Numbers – The rules!

When it comes to version numbers, there are different rules for the various components of InfoWorks ICM and its associated Services. Local and Remote Simulations When creating and scheduling a simulation from your local machine and running it on a … Continue reading

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InfoWorks ICM v7.5.2 (Build 15019) is now available for user download

InfoWorks ICM v7.5.2 (Build 15019) is now available for user download ICM Workgroup Client Innovyze Workgroup Client 7.5.2.15019 Setup (x86 and x64) ICM Remote Agent Innovyze Remote Agent 7.5.2.15019 Setup (x64 only) Workgroup Data Server Innovyze Workgroup Data Server 7.5.2.15019 … Continue reading

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Using multiple GPU Cards with InfoWorks ICM

Custom GPU Settings – available since InfoWorks ICM v6.0 When a Desktop or Workstation contains multiple GPU cards, the 2D engine in InfoWorks ICM will cycle through all the available cards and pick one to use for each simulation. The criteria to select a card is … Continue reading

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InfoWorks ICM : Soft Licence Key Selection Method

If you have multiple Soft Licence Keys for InfoWorks ICM it’s likely that they will all be hosted by a single instance of the Innovyze Floating Licence Manager (FLM). The end-user accesses a particular floating licence key by referencing its … Continue reading

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InfoWorks ICM : Network Dongle Selection Method

If you have multiple Network Dongles for InfoWorks ICM they can all be hosted in the same physical server. The end-user accesses a particular device by referencing the dongles Hardware Serial Number.  This is a unique 10 digit number set … Continue reading

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Floating Licences : Network Dongles vs. Software Keys

Floating licences can be deployed via either Hardware Locks (Network Dongles) or our in-house software based authentication system. Some consider that Hardware Locks provide a more robust solution for organisations with complex network infrastructure and they are currently the preferred solution … Continue reading

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Setting up Simulation Servers for InfoWorks ICM

InfoWorks ICM Simulations – is it best to use one very powerful Server, or many high-specification Workstations? When it comes to the setup of Simulation Servers for InfoWorks ICM, many people believe that one centralised, very powerful, server is the best … Continue reading

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Fixed and Floating licences for InfoWorks ICM

Many people believe that InfoWorks ICM can only be configured to run as a Workgroup product if you authenticate by a Network Dongle or Floating Soft Licence.  This is not the case; the choice of authentication (Local Dongle, Network Dongle, … Continue reading

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