[Beowulf] 64bit comparisons

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Fri Oct 8 17:47:12 EDT 2004


On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 01:15:26PM -0700, Hujsak, Jonathan T (US SSA) wrote:

> We're looking at implementing a large G5 cluster here at BAE Systems.
> 
> Have you gained any new 'lessons learned' since the communication 
> below? Can you recommend a good version of MPI to use for these?

Jonathan,

The most important lesson learned for large clusters is that you
should gain your own experience -- buy one of each potential node and
run your apps on it.

As for MPI implementations, it usually depends on the interconnect
that you're planning on using.

-- greg

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