[Beowulf] Good demo applications for small, slow cluster

Max R. Dechantsreiter max at performancejones.com
Wed Aug 21 11:33:08 PDT 2013


Hi Jim,

> Interesting, though.. There are probably simple algorithms which are
> efficient in a single processor environment, but become egregiously
> inefficient when distributed.

Try anything requiring memory synchronization (such as
atomic memory updates).

Cheers,

Max


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