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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Embarrassingly parallel problems with MapReduce and MPI ?
From: Ashley Pittman (ashley_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-13 05:36:24


On Mon, 2009-07-13 at 16:06 +0900, Ashika Umanga Umagiliya wrote:

> I am just curious, if the problem is embarrassingly parallel , then how
> effective using MPI over a 'MapReduce' implementation(apache Hadoop ) .

Almost impossible. You could implement MapReduce on top of MPI fairly
trivially however.

The problem being Embarrassingly parallel is of no consequence beyond
the fact that if it was they you wouldn't need either MPI or MapReduce.

Ashley.

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Ashley Pittman, Bath, UK.
Padb - A parallel job inspection tool for cluster computing
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