Scalability of CHARMM on various architectures
glindahl at hpti.com
Wed Jun 7 11:56:01 PDT 2000
> I would appreciate contact from anyone who has run CHARMM on a cluster
> and has considered the best way to make this code scale better. From
> anyone, I would appreciate general guidance on several issues:
> * If we go with pentium II/III processors, how far is Myrinet likely to
> permit us to scale these calculations?
> * With Myrinet, would alpha nodes tend to scale any better than
> pentium nodes?
I only have *old* Alpha/Myrinet numbers, but they're considerably better on
scaling than Intel ethernet, not that this is a surprise.
Michael Crowley was supposed to send me a new copy of the code so I could do
a complete comparison, but it hasn't happened yet.
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