[Beowulf] which mpi library should I focus on?

Brock Palen brockp at umich.edu
Mon Mar 1 07:19:43 PST 2010

Just as a follow up to this message the MPICH2 show is now out, if you  
want to hear Bill and Rusty talk about MPICH2, what it does and where  
it came from:


Brock Palen
Center for Advanced Computing
brockp at umich.edu

On Feb 24, 2010, at 12:40 AM, Sangamesh B wrote:

> Hi,
>   I hope you are developing MPI codes and wants to run in cluster  
> environment. If so, I prefer you to use Open MPI. Because,
>   Open MPI is well developed and its stable
>   Has a very good FAQ section, where you will get clear your doubts  
> easily.
>   It has a in-built tight-integration method with cluster  
> schedulers- SGE, PBS, LSF etc.
>   It has an option to choose ETHERNET or INFINIBAND network  
> connectivity during run-time.
> Thanks,
> Sangamesh
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 9:16 PM, Douglas Guptill <douglas.guptill at dal.ca 
> > wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 09:25:45AM -0500, Brock Palen wrote:
> > (shameless plug) if you want, listen to our podcast on OpenMPI
> > http://www.rce-cast.com/index.php/Podcast/rce01-openmpi.html
> >
> > The MPICH2 show is recorded (edited it last night, almost done!),  
> and
> > will be released this Saturday Midnight Eastern.
> > If you want to hear the rough cut, to compare to OpenMPI, email me  
> and I
> > will send you the unfinished mp3.
> That sounds like a nice pair.  OpenMPI vs MPICH2.
> Douglas.
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