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Linux Magazine: Using MPI-2

Dec 23, 2004, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Forrest Hoffman)

"Last month's 'Extreme Linux' introduced MPI-2, the latest Message Passing Interface (MPI) standard. MPI has become the preferred programming interface for data exchange--called message passing--for parallel, scientific programs. MPI has evolved since the MPI-1.0 standard was released in May 1994. The MPI-1.1 standard, produced in 1995, was a significant advance, and the MPI-2 standard clarifies and corrects the MPI-1.1 standard while preserving forward compatibility with MPI-1.1. A valid MPI-1.1 program is a valid MPI-2 program..."

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