l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
Next Meeting:
July 7: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
Latest News:
Jun. 14: June LUGOD meeting cancelled
Page last updated:
2001 Dec 30 17:03

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] Beowulf question
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] Beowulf question

--- Bill Broadley <bill@math.ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2001 at 02:45:37PM -0700, Jan Wynholds wrote:
> > Hey all:
> > 
> >I have been poking around and trying to play with clustering and beowulf.  I
> >have been trying to find a good messaging program/daemon.  Can anyone
> suggest a
> >good (free) one?
> MPI is the standard, try:
> http://www-unix.mcs.anl.gov/mpi/mpich/indexold.html
> > I have seen some stuff on BPROC... does anyone have experience or advice on
> > this topic?
> BPROC I'm guessing is using the same PID across different machines making
> it easier to start, stop, suspend, resume and similar across a large
> cluster.
Nailed it right on the head...  It seemed like a good system...

> Theres also projects to do shared memory over PCI which would be
> kinda cool for certain kinds of applications.
> I'm in the process of building a 20-64 node beowulf btw.

I'm not doing anything that hardcore, just a small (n<5 node) cluster as a kind
of 'proof of procedure'.  I have been toying around with the idea of doing some
GIS stuff (map rendering).  

> You might also be interested in pthreads which makes it easier
> to use more then 1 cpu in a single box.
> --
> Bill

Do You Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Auctions - buy the things you want at great prices

LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
EDGE Tech Corp.
For donating some give-aways for our meetings.