MPICH vs LAM
lindahl at keyresearch.com
Wed Sep 24 15:59:50 EDT 2003
On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 10:49:56AM -0600, Josip Loncaric wrote:
> MPICH is very popular and works fine, but LAM is a bit cleaner
> implementation which delivers a bit lower latency. Other than that, the
> main difference is process startup. With MPICH, "mpirun" does the job
> directly and accepts the usual rsh or ssh authorization overhead.
mpich now distributes multiple startup mechanisms -- one is similar to
the LAM daemon approach. This is a sign that the MPI community is
doing a good job of borrowing good ideas from each other.
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