[Beowulf] Westmere EX

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Thu Apr 7 06:49:09 PDT 2011

On 04/06/2011 10:15 PM, Jon Forrest wrote:
> On 4/6/2011 5:39 PM, Mark Hahn wrote:
>> shrug.  does anyone have serious experience with real apps on manycore
>> machines?  (I'm familiar with SGI boxes, where 80 is fairly ho-hum,
>> but they're substantially more exotic/rare/expensive.)
> I have a couple 48-core 1U boxes. They can build
> gcc and other large packages very quickly.

But are the makes definitely running in parallel to take advantage of
the multiple cores? I haven't built gcc, so don't know if it uses make's
-j option to do parallel builds.


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