[Beowulf] Network benchmark - MPI
jlb17 at duke.edu
Thu Jul 1 13:38:46 PDT 2004
On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 at 12:49pm, Jonathan Michael Nowacki wrote
> Just wondering, if their is a benchmark or program that I can use to test
> the maximum bandwidth of a cluster from node to node, or all nodes
> communicating to the master node. I'm thinking any kind of bandwidth test
> will do, but the purpose is to see how much traffic a 40 node cluster can
> take when running MrBayes (a MPI program).
Netpipe <http://www.scl.ameslab.gov/netpipe/> will test node-to-node
bandwidth -- both raw TCP and using MPI. Very handy.
Department of Biomedical Engineering
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