[Beowulf] China to eclipse Titan with 48,000 Intel MICs?

Kilian Cavalotti kilian.cavalotti.work at gmail.com
Thu Jun 6 02:28:43 PDT 2013


> Grumpy MPI. Now there's a name for a new open source project, if I have ever
> seen one.
>
> Let's start it now - a new MPI implementation which is intended for clouds
> and geographically
> separated machines with high latencies between them. The MPI implementation
> will cope with
> Network interruptions of a long duration, but will of course produce copious
> grumpy error messages.

I think MPI-3 is headed in that direction (coping with network
interruptions, not producing grumpy error messages.)

> And we can have mailing lists which are famed across the Internet for their
> spikiness and flame wars.
> I vote we invite Victor Meldrew to be the project's new figurehead.

And there has to be Grumpy Cat as a mascot. :)

Cheers,
--
Kilian


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