[Beowulf] which mpi library should I focus on?

Sangamesh B forum.san at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 21:40:12 PST 2010


Hi,

  I hope you are developing MPI codes and wants to run in cluster
environment. If so, I prefer you to use Open MPI. Because,

  Open MPI is well developed and its stable
  Has a very good FAQ section, where you will get clear your doubts easily.
  It has a in-built tight-integration method with cluster schedulers- SGE,
PBS, LSF etc.
  It has an option to choose ETHERNET or INFINIBAND network connectivity
during run-time.

Thanks,
Sangamesh

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 9:16 PM, Douglas Guptill <douglas.guptill at dal.ca>wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 09:25:45AM -0500, Brock Palen wrote:
>
> > (shameless plug) if you want, listen to our podcast on OpenMPI
> > http://www.rce-cast.com/index.php/Podcast/rce01-openmpi.html
> >
> > The MPICH2 show is recorded (edited it last night, almost done!), and
> > will be released this Saturday Midnight Eastern.
> > If you want to hear the rough cut, to compare to OpenMPI, email me and I
> > will send you the unfinished mp3.
>
> That sounds like a nice pair.  OpenMPI vs MPICH2.
>
> Douglas.
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