Beowulf And jvm

José M. Pérez Sánchez iosephus at
Sun Sep 14 05:40:36 EDT 2003

On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 12:47:48PM -0400, purushotham komaravolu wrote:
> Hi,
>   I am a newbie to beowulf. 
> I have a question about running Java on a Beowulf cluster.
> Is it possible that I can start only one JVM on one machine and the task
> be run distributed on the cluster? It is a multi-threaded application.
> Like say, I have an application with 100 threads.
> Can I have 50 threads run on one machine and 50 on another by launching 
> the application(jvm) on one machine? I dont want to use MPI or any special code.
> Has anyone tried something like this before?
> Thanks
> Regards,
> Puru

A colleague of mine who makes parallel Java programming uses the 'Colt
Distribution', maybe it can help you:


Jose M.

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