[Beowulf] hpl size problems

Bogdan Costescu Bogdan.Costescu at iwr.uni-heidelberg.de
Sun Oct 2 05:34:16 PDT 2005

On Sat, 1 Oct 2005, Mark Hahn wrote:

> obviously, there is also resistance to this because it inherently unifies
> interfaces, and makes it harder for vendors to distinguish themselves.
> (or, for the pessimists out there, to lock in apps/users to a particular 
> distro.)  I don't really see any reason in principle why Linux vendors 
> couldn't agree on this sort of standardization.

Isn't this very similar to the MPI ABI discussion that happened some
months ago ? What was the outcome ? Can we start talking about a PESB 
(Parallel Environment Standard Base) now ? 

Bogdan Costescu

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