Global Shared Memory and SCI/Dolphin
lindahl at keyresearch.com
Mon Jul 21 17:36:44 EDT 2003
On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 10:30:12AM +0100, James Cownie wrote:
> Perhaps you could give us a reference to the real definition of SALC
> then ?
> Google shows up a selection of _different_ versions of the acronym
> Shared Address Local Copy
> Shared Address Local Cache
> and you used
> Shared Address Local Consistency
What makes you think that the 1st and 3rd are actually different? They
aren't. I've never heard the 2nd.
As for what it *means*, it's exactly the model provided by the SHMEM
library, or that provided by UPC or CoArray Fortran. It is not the
model supported by ccNuma or MPI-1. Is this not clear?
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