[Beowulf] Three notes from ISC 2006

Joachim Worringen joachim at ccrl-nece.de
Thu Jun 29 00:49:21 PDT 2006

Kevin Ball wrote:
>> - *If* you feel you need to use such a new metric for whatever reason, you 
>> should at least publish the benchmark that is used to gather these numbers to 
>> allow others to do comparative measurements. This goes to Greg.
> This has been done.  You can find the benchmark used for message rate
> measurements at
> http://www.pathscale.com/performance/InfiniPath/mpi_multibw/mpi_multibw.html
> It is essentially a bandwidth test that can be run on multiple processes
> per node simultaneously, and happens to report Message Rate as well as
> bandwidth.

That's new, I didn't find it on earlier occasions. Good!


Joachim Worringen - NEC C&C research lab St.Augustin
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