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Open MPI

Contributed by Mitchell Wade, St. Olaf College '11

Open MPI is an open source MPI-2 implementation that is developed and maintained by a consortium of academic, research, and industry partners. Originally representing the merger of several MPI implementations, Open MPI is able to combine the expertise, technologies, and resources from all across the High Performance Computing community in order to "build the best MPI library available."

PPP Characteristics

Languages Supported: C++, C
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS, Linux
Physical Resource Support: Single Computer Simulated Cluster, Local Cluster, Remote Cluster, Local Multicore, Remote Multicore
Computational Model: Message Passing

Context of Use

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Materials

PPP Introduction to MPI (Acrobat (PDF) 188kB Sep23 10) A brief introduction to MPI

PPP Introduction to MPI (Microsoft Word 128kB Sep23 10) A brief introduction to MPI

Open MPI is open source and usable for Linux, Mac OS, and Windows. Open MPI releases are available now.

Resources

Open MPI official site
Open MPI Documentation





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