[Beowulf] multi-threading vs. MPI

Gerry Creager gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Wed Dec 12 05:25:13 PST 2007

Debates and differences aside, often-times, this forum *is* an 
authoritative source of information.


Toon Knapen wrote:
> On 12/12/07, *Joe Landman* <landman at scalableinformatics.com 
> <mailto:landman at scalableinformatics.com>> wrote:
>     This is why I note that talking about MPI vs OpenMP and other
>     pseudo-debates generates mostly heat and very little light.  Reminds me
>     of editor battles, shell scripting battles ...
> I agree that discussions like these easily degenerate.
> That is actually one of the reasons why I'm looking for authoritive 
> documents discussion the difference between both approaches. Such 
> documents could come in handy when discussing the strategy to use 
> concerning parallelisation of a project to bring the discussion forward 
> in an objective way.
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