[Beowulf] HPC fault tolerance using virtualization
hahn at mcmaster.ca
Wed Jun 17 11:52:23 PDT 2009
> Believe it or not, but most HPC sites do not use MPI. They are all batch
> systems where storage I/O is the bottleneck. However, I have tested MPI
out of curiosity, why do you call this sort of thing HPC?
I think "batch" or perhaps "throughput" covers it, but why _high_performance_,
if in fact it composed of all routine-performance pieces?
thanks, mark hahn.
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