[Beowulf] Thought that this might be of interest
hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Mon Nov 6 15:42:24 EST 2006
> Is Simple Scalar(http://simplescalar.com/) good forr testing beowulf
but why? simplescalar appears to be an ISA simulator, which I would guess
would exibit a relatively small memory footprint and lots of branchy,
mostly-int code. if that's the case, then it would make a pretty poor
cluster tester. HPL is a pretty decent way to test a cluster, since
it can be configured to fill your memory, will certainly keep your FPU
warm, as well as make realistic (if not extreme) use of your interconnect.
regards, mark hahn.
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