[Beowulf] RE: programming multicore clusters

Toon Knapen toon.knapen at fft.be
Fri Jun 15 09:17:16 EDT 2007


Mark Hahn wrote:

> unless most of your IPC is this kind of async, unsync, passive data
> reference, I wouldn't think twice: go MPI.  the current media frenzy
> about multicore systems (nothing new!) doesn't change the picture much.

Because of everybody going multi-core, everybody is pushing to go 
multi-threading to exploit these architectures (e.g. the gaming-world 
and many more). IIUC you're saying that MPI might better exploit these 
architectures? Interesting POV!

t
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