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From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: Shared memory parallel application: kernel threads
On 12-03-2010, Hugo Ferreira <hmf@inescporto.pt> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have opted to use "kernel-level threads" that allow use
> of the (multi-core) processors but still allow "easy"
> access to shared memory".
>
> I have done a cursory look at:
> - Ocaml.Threads
> - Ocaml.Unix (LinuxThreads)
> - coThreads
> - Ocamlnet2/3 (netshm, netcamlbox)
> (An eThreads library exists in the forge but I did not examine this)
>

I think you should also have a look at ocaml/mpi for communication:
http://forge.ocamlcore.org/projects/ocamlmpi/
and ancient for accessing read-only memory:
http://merjis.com/developers/ancient

MPI can work on a single computer to take advantage of multi-core
through multi-processus.

Regards,
Sylvain Le Gall