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Date: 2010-03-13 (15:10)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Shared memory parallel application: kernel threads
On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 02:29:35PM +0000, Hugo Ferreira wrote:
> I will be using a single 8-CPU machine for the experiments.
> For the problem at hand shared the memory model seems to be
> a better fit than messaging.

I've not actually tried it, but I bet you can use a hybrid model --
Use MPI as an easy way to spread the jobs over the nodes and for
coordinating the processes, then have each process open a shared
Ancient file (backed by NFS) for the read-only data.


Richard Jones
Red Hat