Using MPI and Using MPI-2 (Scientific and Engineering Computation)

Using MPI and Using MPI-2 (Scientific and Engineering Computation)

By: William Gropp (author), Ewing Lusk (author), Rajeev Thakur (author), Anthony Skjellum (author)Paperback

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The Message Passing Interface (MPI) specification is widely used for solving significant scientific and engineering problems on parallel computers. There exist more than a dozen implementations on computer platforms ranging from IBM SP-2 supercomputers to clusters of PCs running Windows NT or Linux ("Beowulf" machines). The initial MPI Standard document, MPI-1, was recently updated by the MPI Forum. The new version, MPI-2, contains both significant enhancements to the existing MPI core and new features.Using MPI is a completely up-to-date version of the authors' 1994 introduction to the core functions of MPI. It adds material on the new C++ and Fortran 90 bindings for MPI throughout the book. It contains greater discussion of datatype extents, the most frequently misunderstood feature of MPI-1, as well as material on the new extensions to basic MPI functionality added by the MPI-2 Forum in the area of MPI datatypes and collective operations. Using MPI-2 covers the new extensions to basic MPI. These include parallel I/O, remote memory access operations, and dynamic process management. The volume also includes material on tuning MPI applications for high performance on modern MPI implementations. This two-volume set contains Using MPI and Using MPI-2.

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Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780262571340
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 732
  • ID: 9780262571340
  • weight: 1474
  • ISBN10: 026257134X

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