MPI-2: Extending the Message-Passing Interface

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This paper describes current activities of the MPI-2 Forum. The MPI - 2 Forum is a group of parallel computer vendors, library writers, and application specialists working together to define a set of extensions to MPI (Message Passing Interface). MPI was defined by the same process and now has many implementations, both vendor- proprietary and publicly available, for a wide variety of parallel computing environments. In this paper we present the salient aspects of the evolving MPI-2 document as it now stands. We discuss proposed extensions and enhancements to MPI in the areas of dynamic process management, one-sided operations, collective ... continued below

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Geist, A.; Gropp, W.; Lusk, E.; Huss-Lederman, S.; Lumsdaine, A.; Saphir, W. et al. October 1, 1996.

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This paper describes current activities of the MPI-2 Forum. The MPI - 2 Forum is a group of parallel computer vendors, library writers, and application specialists working together to define a set of extensions to MPI (Message Passing Interface). MPI was defined by the same process and now has many implementations, both vendor- proprietary and publicly available, for a wide variety of parallel computing environments. In this paper we present the salient aspects of the evolving MPI-2 document as it now stands. We discuss proposed extensions and enhancements to MPI in the areas of dynamic process management, one-sided operations, collective operations, new language binding, real-time computing, external interfaces, and miscellaneous topics.

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  • Europar `96, Lyon (France), 26-29 Aug 1996

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  • Report No.: ANL/MCS/CP--91027
  • Report No.: CONF-9608155--1
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 419266
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc681526

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Geist, A.; Gropp, W.; Lusk, E.; Huss-Lederman, S.; Lumsdaine, A.; Saphir, W. et al. MPI-2: Extending the Message-Passing Interface, article, October 1, 1996; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc681526/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.