waitt at saic.com
Sun Dec 1 08:02:51 PST 2002
> I've been wandering, whether there are any of you that use Java in your
I have a few users who use Java for some EP genetic stuff.
I also have a group of users that have a sunblade running
an oracle server tied into a Myrinet cluster, doing
java/web based data-mining. That is, there are a boatload
of java server processes running on each node - As far as I'm
concerned, this isn't HPC - so I just ignore them for the most
part -- they paid for the equipment. The latencies must
be horrendous. It is running IP over Myrinet on the other hand...
> Ifso, how do you find the speed compared to other langauges/environments ?
> I do almost all of my development in Java, simply because I find it so much
> faster to prototype in.
I haven't looked at this for awhile. Looks like there are a few
beta implemenations of faster communication libraries or native
compilers that purport to have much lower comm latencies than RMI.
Anyone else have numbers to bandy about?
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