[Beowulf] Benchmarking?

Douglas Eadline, Cluster World Magazine deadline at linux-mag.com
Wed Jul 28 21:57:50 EDT 2004


On Wed, 28 Jul 2004, Jack C wrote:

> Hello all,
> 
> Is anyone aware of tools that I can run on linux/MPI to determine peak 
> performance, preferably in M/GFLOPS? I've seached The Oracle (google) but so 
> far to no avail. 

A riddle:

When you can tell me "how tall is a building", then I will tell you
"how fast is your cluster".

An while you contemplate this question, you may visit
http://www.netlib.org/benchmark/hpl/ to start your journey of 
enlightenment. 

(of course reading the copious discussions of benchmarking in the list
archives is another way to go if you don't like the Zen approach)

Doug


> 
> I finally got my cluster set up, I'm very anxious to see how fast it goes!
> 
> Thanks again,
> -Jack C
> http://www.crepinc.com
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