[Beowulf] re: open64 from AMD (was newbie)

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Tue May 12 19:26:17 EDT 2009

----- "Mark Hahn" <hahn at mcmaster.ca> wrote:

> me too, but it brings up a thorny topic: how to compare the
> performance of different compilers?  the obvious "run it on
> your code and see" is not helpful in my case, since my goal
> is to have a good choice for a large shared HPC organization
> (several thousand users currently.)

Personally I think you're on a hiding to nothing if
you try to do that, what we do is provide multiple
compilers and recommend to our users that they test
their code themselves.

Not a direct answer I'm afraid, but just wanted to
share our experiences (we've got a 600+ registered
users at present, but they're not all active at once

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
VPAC is a not-for-profit Registered Research Agency
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org sponsored by Penguin Computing
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf

This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.

More information about the Beowulf mailing list