[Beowulf] Slection from processor choices; Requesting Giudence

Joachim Worringen joachim at ccrl-nece.de
Mon Jun 19 04:38:29 EDT 2006


laytonjb at charter.net wrote:

> Sure. This is for one specific CFD code. Let's assum that MPICH 1 is the basline.
> MPICH2 was twice as fast (half the run time). LAM was 30% faster than MPICH2.
> Scali MPI Connect was 20% faster than LAM. Altogether, Scali MPI Connect
> was twice as fast as MPICH1.

Hmmm...

T_mpich2= 0.5*T_mpich1
T_lam   = 0.7*T_mpich2
T_scali = 0.8*T_lam

I'd say this means:

T_scali = 0.28*T_mpich1

which is nearly four times as fast!?

  Joachim

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