Scyld ClusterWare HPC

Programmer's Guide

Penguin Computing, Inc.


Table of Contents
Preface
Feedback
Introduction
Software Design Cycle
BProc Overview
Starting a Process with BProc
Getting Information About the Parallel Machine
BeoStat Overview
Node CPU Load Information
Specific Node Information
Detailed CPU State and Status
Introduction to MPI
Fundamental MPI
More MPI Point-to-Point Features
Unique Features of MPI under Scyld ClusterWare
Parallel Virtual File System (PVFS)
PVFS and Scyld
Writing Programs That Use PVFS
Preliminaries
Specifying Striping Parameters
Setting a Logical Partition
Using Multi-Dimensional Blocking
Using ROMIO MPI-IO
Porting Applications to Scyld ClusterWare