Protocols and Software for Exploiting Myrinet Clusters

Abstract : A cluster, by opposition to a parallel computer, is a set of separate workstations interconnected by a high-speed network. The per- formances one can get on a cluster heavily depend on the performances of the lowest communication layers. In this paper we present a software suite for achieving high-performance communications on a Myrinet-based cluster: BIP, BIP-SMP and MPI-BIP. The software suite supports single- processor (Intel PC and Digital Alpha) and multi-processor machines, as well as any combination of the two architectures. Additionally, the Web-CM software for cluster management that cover job submissions and node monitoring is presented as the high-level of the software suite. \textcopyright Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001.
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Patrick Geoffray, Cong-Duc Pham, Loïc Prylli, Bernard Tourancheau, Roland Westrelin. Protocols and Software for Exploiting Myrinet Clusters. Computational Science - ICCS 2001, International Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 28-30, 2001. Proceedings, Part I, May 2001, San Francisco, United States. pp.233--242, ⟨10.1007/3-540-45545-0_32⟩. ⟨hal-01912349⟩

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