To migrate processes, you need to be able to checkpoint them. I
believe that LAM-MPI is the only MPI implementation that allows this,
although I have never used LAM-MPI.
On Mar 21, 2007, at 1:09 PM, Mohammad Huwaidi wrote:
> Hello folks,
> I am trying to write some fault-tolerance systems with the
> following criteria:
> 1) Recover any software/hardware crashes
> 2) Dynamically Shrink and grow.
> 3) Migrate processes among machines.
> Does anyone has examples of code? What MPI platform is recommended
> to accomplish such requirements?
> I am using three MPI platforms and each has it own issues:
> 1) MPICH2 - good multi-threading support, but bad fault-tolerance
> 2) OpenMPI - Does not support multi-threading properly and cannot
> have it trap exceptions yet.
> 3) FT-MPI - Old and does not support multi-threading at all.
> Any suggestions?
> Mohammad Huwaidi
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