MPI dies

Tony Skjellum tony at MPI-Softtech.Com
Wed Sep 13 23:03:31 EDT 2000


There are some efforts to build fault tolerating MPI's, but standard
MPI-1.x is supposed to kill the parallel application if a node dies,
or else the underlying system must transparently solve the fault.


Anthony Skjellum, PhD, President (tony at mpi-softtech.com) 
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On Thu, 14 Sep 2000, Horatio B. Bogbindero wrote:

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> what happens if a node in MPI dies? is the entire computation lost?
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