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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Ok, I've got OpenMPI set up, now what?!
From: Damien (damien_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-18 00:37:55

You should check out the MUMPS parallel linear solver.

Sent from my iPhone

On 2010-07-17, at 5:16 PM, Daniel Janzon <janzon_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Dear OpenMPI Users,
> I successfully installed OpenMPI on some FreeBSD machines and I can
> run MPI programs on the cluster. Yippie!
> But I'm not patient enough to write my own MPI-based routines. So I
> thought maybe I could ask here for suggestions. I am primarily
> interested in general linear algebra routines. The best would be to
> for instance start Octave and just use it as normal, only that all
> matrix operations would run on the cluster. Has anyone done that? The
> octave-parallel package seems to be something different.
> I installed scalapack and the test files ran successfully with mpirun
> (except a few of them). But the source code examples of scalapack
> looks terrible. Is there no higher-level library that provides an API
> with matrix operations, which have all MPI parallelism stuff handled
> for you in the background? Certainly a smart piece of software can
> decide better than me how to chunk up a matrix and pass it out to the
> available processes.
> All the best,
> Daniel
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