[Beowulf] A simple cluster

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 13:21:18 EDT 2008


Geoff,
Oops! I totally misunderstood it. So it's strictly shared-memory, and
requires something like MPI for crossing nodes. Gotcha. Big mistake, thanks.
Peter

On 6/26/08, Geoff Jacobs <gdjacobs at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Peter St. John wrote:
> > Well I was really thinking that OpenMP might be easiest, the fastest
> > from setup to application running for someone new (which would include
> > me, this is hypothetical for me, but I think for myself I'll use MPI not
> > OpenMP, because I want to micromanage the message passing) but I"m no
> > expert by any any means.
> >
> > OpenMP is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenMP (wiki)
> > Peter
>
> <snip>
>
> I was thinking the lack of ability to do things across nodes leaves
> OpenMP in the lurch in this case.
>
>

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