Random Number Generation. Was Re: Beowulf Questions
rules at bellsouth.net
Tue Jan 7 13:21:22 EST 2003
Hello Florent, and thanks for the reply.
On Mon, 2003-01-06 at 02:28, Florent Calvayrac wrote:
> this is certainly much simpler to implement than downloading sprng,
> (on http://sprng.cs.fsu.edu/ )
Thanks for the link. I'll check it out.
> or just implementing a node-number dependent recurrence formula on each
> machine, as RGB is also doing. Measuring an MPI latency time
> (in order of several thousands cycles), communicating back and forth,
> and running the same calculation on another cluster to predict the
> results as you suggest is also certainly faster and more elegant to
> achieve independence of the streams.
Thanks. The way I see it, if you have latency, you might as well
see if you can somehow put it to good use :^).
Will do. Maybe I might even learn something. Kewl :^).
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