Better by Any Measure: NVIDIA GRID Offers Industry's First Complete Virtual GPU Monitoring.



Developers can now access our NVIDIA GRID Software Management SDK to build monitoring and management solutions optimized for NVIDIA GRID.

What is GRID Software Management SDK?

The NVIDIA GRID Software Management SDK provides an open platform for ISV’s and organizations deploying NVIDIA GRID. The SDK enables developers to build monitoring and management solutions that can provide data-driven insights into how their GPU-accelerated environment is performing.

User experience is central to ensuring desktop virtualization success, and more organizations are looking for a lifecycle approach that extends from design to operations to support. The GRID Software Management SDK exposes valuable information that can aid IT across the lifecycle of a VDI deployment. NVIDIA taking this open platform approach to make it easier for every organization to tap into the power of the GPU to deliver a better user experience for all.

Using the GRID management SDK, developers can create the tools and solutions that IT needs to ensure a consistently great user experience delivered with an optimized infrastructure that scales cost-effectively.


Download GRID Software Management SDK 1.0

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Key Features of GRID Software Management SDK

  • Understanding GPU utilization in assessment or pilot phases of deployment to better optimize the design of a scalable production environment that meets user experience goals
  • Accessing real-time data to take a proactive stance in managing production environments, with analytics that can expose emerging user experience issues before they arise
  • Accelerating the remediation of help desk tickets associated with virtual desktop user experience and application performance
Operating System 64-bit Windows 7, 8, 10, Server 2008R2, Server 2012, and 64-bit Linux
Dependencies Compatible NVIDIA GRID-certified servers with Tesla M6, M10, or M60.

Linux drivers from 367.43 to 369.17
Windows drivers from 367.43 to 369.17

What’s included in GRID Software Management SDK?

  • Header files that define management interfaces
  • Pre-compiled libraries implementing management interfaces
  • Example source code
  • API documentation
  • Getting Started User Guide

Access a 90-day GRID evaluation license to test drive NVIDIA GRID, a true, workstation-like experience is now possible on a virtual desktop