lindahl at keyresearch.com
Fri May 10 09:26:05 PDT 2002
On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 09:36:24AM -0400, Doug Farley wrote:
> I was wondering if there were any Papers that had been published relating
> to trends of Performance of ScaLAPACK or High Performance Linpack on
> Beowulf type clusters. I'm interested in specifically if anyone had come
> up with a course model to predict the Performance (in Flops) of a x86 based
> Beowulf cluster given a few variables (clock speeds, network type, ram, etc).
It's actually not hard to generate such a model, and it would have
good predictive power. I generally work out what the right answer is
supposed to be before I run HPL.
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