[Beowulf] hpcc MPIRandomAccess bug

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Thu Aug 25 03:59:25 EDT 2005


On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 09:22:17AM +0200, Joachim Worringen wrote:

> But I wonder why HPCC tolerates 1% missing updates at all! What's the
> justification for tolerating (exactly 1%) data loss?

Because the actual problem they're solving tolerates that, and if
you're solving it with a non-MPI solution, such as OpenMP or UPC, you
can run a lot faster if you don't insist on an exact answer.

-- greg

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