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From: Sebastian Forsman (sebastian.forsman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-04 08:23:10


On Nov 4, 2005, at 3:09 PM (GMT +2), Jeff Squyres wrote:

> Which "pool" are you referring to? The number of nodes, size of
> memory, etc.?

Nodes (and processors).

> Open MPI jobs have been run on a few thousand nodes (2k, I believe?) on
> Lawrence Livermore machines. We've still got some scalability issues
> to work out after 1.0, but this first release series should be able to
> handle jobs that large. Future versions will handle more.

Excellent news, this is all we wanted to hear. Seems we will go for Open
MPI. Thank you for your reply!

Regards,
Sebastian Forsman