mat.harris at genestate.com
Thu Jan 2 17:41:37 EST 2003
On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 05:28:06PM -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:
> no, you don't have to use C, or even know the first thing
> about programming. but unless you have an already-parallel
> program, you won't get any speedup. the whole point of
> compute clusters is speedup (either minimizing the elapsed
> runtime for parallel programs, or maximizing the throughput
> of collections of serial programs.) note that clusters are
> also used for high-availability - failover and the like.
> they're QUITE different, and have very little to do with
> compute clusters.
ok then so I really need to learn C properly for it to be useful. I am
already a fairly decent perl programmer. Is there anyway I could write an
MPI interface in Perl?
Mat Harris OpenGPG Public Key ID: C37D57D9
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