[Beowulf] Really efficient MPIs??
charliep at cs.earlham.edu
Wed Nov 28 04:53:00 PST 2007
On Nov 28, 2007, at 12:31 AM, amjad ali wrote:
> Because today the clusters with multicore nodes are quite common
> and the cores within a node share memory.
> Which Implementations of MPI (no matter commercial or free), make
> automatic and efficient use of shared memory for message passing
> within a node. (means which MPI librarries auomatically communicate
> over shared memory instead of interconnect on the same node).
Our fairly basic tests showed that LAM-MPI is measurably more
efficient than other MPI implementations when the architecture
includes a mix of both intra-node and inter-node communication
paths. The tests were all done over gigabit ethernet.
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