[Beowulf] multi-threading vs. MPI
toon.knapen at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 12:20:18 PST 2007
Joe Landman wrote:
> Large cluster programming will always need an MPI or MPI-like system.
> Small SMP programming might have easier to use alternatives that are
> "good enough". That "good enough" factor is not one to be discounted
> lightly, you do so at your own peril.
But what would be the advantages/disadvantages of both these
technologies if one starts a new project now knowing that it will have
to run in parallel and knowing that multi-core processors are
increasingly Numa ?
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