[Beowulf] MPI build with different compilers

NiftyOMPI Mitch niftyompi at niftyegg.com
Thu Aug 21 19:43:45 EDT 2008


On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 03:57:17PM -0500, Geoff Jacobs wrote:
> NiftyOMPI Mitch wrote:
> > Yes, With some care you can/ may build and deploy multiple versions.
> > As a minimum both PATH and LD_LIBRARY_PATH must be well managed.
> > See alternatives.
> > 
> > Since MPI is only one of the critical and key libs to manage I should
> > point you to the GotoBLAS lib.
> > 
> >     http://www.tacc.utexas.edu/resources/software/#blas
> > 
> > If you work through the makefiles and download notes for the precompiled
> > versions you will get about as good an outline of vendor compiler
> > variations
> > as you can get. 
> > 
> > If you have exclusively Intel processors the Intel set of copilers
> > is hard to top especially for a university.   If  you have AMD
> > processors or a mix of AMD and Intel processors add PGI and Pathscale
> > etc. compilers to your review list.
> 
> Remember, though, that their free license is only available in the
> complete absence of any funding. Academic pricing is available, though.
> 
> > Recently SUN has made available their compilers.  In the read me
> > they mention mpi.    The IDE looks good too.
> 
> Under what terms?
AFAICT...free

   http://developers.sun.com/sunstudio/

   http://developers.sun.com/sunstudio/features/whatsin.jsp


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