Global Shared Memory and SCI/Dolphin

Richard Walsh rbw at ahpcrc.org
Thu Jul 17 16:40:10 EDT 2003


Dan Kidger wrote:

>The Quadrics Interconnect also does hardware RDMA, and yes a significant
>percentage of people do use Global Shared Memory programming models rather
>than message passing.
>
>In fact I thought all four of SCALI/Quadrics/Myrinet/Infiniband could do
>RDMA ??

 Does this support run all the way up the stack to the MPI-2 "one-sided"
 communications stuff?  Anyone working on supporting the implicit DSM
 language constructs of CAF and/or UPC with their RDMA capability?  Comments 
 on any/all interconnects mentioned are welcome.

 Thanks,

 rbw

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