[Beowulf] China to eclipse Titan with 48,000 Intel MICs?

Lux, Jim (337C) james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Thu Jun 6 11:44:51 PDT 2013


MPI using Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN).. when you have your cluster distributed across planets.


Jim Lux

From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On Behalf Of Hearns, John
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2013 1:40 AM
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Subject: Re: [Beowulf] China to eclipse Titan with 48,000 Intel MICs?



> That means high latencies and grumpy MPI.

Grumpy MPI. Now there's a name for a new open source project, if I have ever seen one.

Let's start it now - a new MPI implementation which is intended for clouds and geographically
separated machines with high latencies between them. The MPI implementation will cope with
Network interruptions of a long duration, but will of course produce copious grumpy error messages.

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