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-**Message Passing Interface (MPI): The Concept**+===== MPI =====
-----+OpenMPI is one implementation of the Message Passing Interface protocol, there is also MPICH2. ​ There are various applications which benefit by being parallelized:​
-The MPI interface is meant to provide essential virtual topology, synchronization,​ and communication functionality between a set of processes (that have been mapped to nodes/​servers/​computer instances) in a language-independent way, with language-specific syntax (bindings), plus a few features that are language-specific. MPI programs always work with processes, but programmers commonly refer to the processes as processors. Typically, for maximum performance,​ each CPU (or core in a multicore machine) will be assigned just a single process. This assignment happens at runtime through the agent that starts the MPI program, normally called ​**//​mpirun//​** or **//​mpiexec//​**.+  ​[[mpi:​mpiblast|mpiBLAST]] 
 +  ​clustalw-mpi
-HPC environments are often measured in terms of FLoating point OPerations per Second (FLOPS) +See the homepage ​for more information:​
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-**Condor** +
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-Machines sit idle for long periods of time, often while their users are busy doing other things**Condor takes this wasted computation time and puts it to good use**. The situation today matches that of yesterday, with the addition of clusters in the list of resources. These machines are often dedicated to tasks. Condor manages a cluster'​s effort efficiently,​ as well as handling other resources+
mpi.txt · Last modified: 2011/01/23 13:31 by aorth