FW: MPI cases and PVM

Rusty Lusk lusk at mcs.anl.gov
Sat Mar 16 14:47:26 EST 2002


| On Thu, 14 Mar 2002, Anand Singh Bisen wrote:
| >  
| > I dont want to start off with a flame i just want to ask that if i have
| > a homogenous cluster i.e. all the Nodes are exactly same with a high
| > speed interconnect then which API should i use PVM or MPI.

Robert Brown wrote:

| Either one or both.  There used to be a lovely white paper on PVM vs MPI
| here:
| 
|   http://www.epm.ornl.gov/pvm/PVMvsMPI.ps


Here is another paper comparing PVM and MPI:

    http://www.mcs.anl.gov/~gropp/bib/papers/1997/fgcspaper.ps

The title of this paper is "PVM and MPI Are Completely Different".   :-)

Rusty Lusk
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