[Beowulf] What is rdma, ofed, verbs, psm etc?

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 09:19:56 PDT 2017

These days I just use wiki to look up acronyms, e.g.
RDMA == https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remote_direct_memory_access

For a common english word like "verbs" it would help to see the context.
Beware of vendors making stuff up to sound cool.


On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 11:27 AM, Faraz Hussain <info at feacluster.com> wrote:

> I have never understood what these acronyms are. I've been involved with
> HPC on the applications side for many years and hear these terms pop up now
> and then. I've read through the wikipedia pages but still do not understand
> what they mean. Can someone give a very high level overview of what they
> are and how they relate to HPC?
> Specifically, how does it relate to a simple hello world mpi program like
> this:
> http://mpitutorial.com/tutorials/mpi-hello-world/
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