[Beowulf] value of parallel programming experience (was: Checkpointing using flash)

Hearns, John john.hearns at mclaren.com
Tue Sep 25 08:44:03 PDT 2012


It is not so much about parallel programming experience but about
scientific software development career path. Quite often parallel
skills are needed anyway. A former colleague and a good friend of mine
explains it quite nicely here:

http://software.ac.uk/blog/2012-04-23-work-scientific-software-engineers-recognised-academia

Igor, that's a very good article.

I must say though that in particle physics there is a job title of Physicist Programmer.

"The lack of career security often makes talented software developers move to industry"

$ME looks up over the cubicle divider at a large expanse of industrial grey desks...
(not that I'm talented, I hasten to add)




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