A beowulf for parallel instruction.

Greg Lindahl glindahl at hpti.com
Wed Nov 1 13:38:01 PST 2000

> I certainly agree about the model. I'm not clear about
> the extent to which there is commonality  below MPI, in
> the choice of compilers for instance, or even whether
> this is a significant factor in approaching "use".

Most big sites concentrate on standards-compliant compilers, for portability
reasons, and support a variety of languages: Fortran 9X, C, C++. You can get
plenty of sample MPI code so your students can run something without having
to necessarily write their own.

-- g

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