[Beowulf] Recommended paper for parallel sorting?

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 07:27:49 PST 2007


(re Ian Foster, *Designing and Building Parallel Programs *online as below
or Addison Wesley):

I did that search and right the top was this link, which looks like homebase
for the original material:
http://www-unix.mcs.anl.gov/dbpp/
Very cool, thanks RGB for what looks like toothsome book.
Peter

On Dec 3, 2007 9:09 AM, Robert G. Brown <rgb at phy.duke.edu> wrote:

> On Sat, 1 Dec 2007, Nelson Castillo wrote:
>
> > Hi.
> >
> > Could you please recommend a paper for reading? I'd like to know about
> parallel
> > sorting algorithms for this architecture.
>
> You might check out Ian Foster's free online book on parallel
> algorithms.  It is worth buying if you're going to be doing a lot of
> parallel programming.  Or there are two or three other decent textbooks
> on parallel programming at the algorithm level.  I don't recall offhand
> if Foster covers sorting, but you can easily found out for free.
>
> Remember, GIYF here -- just enter search strings like "Foster Parallel
> Programming" to find his book, "Parallel Sorting Algorithms" or the like
> too see if there is anything out there on the web.
>
>    rgb
>
> >
> > Regards,
> > Nelson.-
> >
> >
>
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