[Chicago] MPI in Python?

Kenneth P. Stox ken at stox.org
Wed Feb 27 19:21:36 CET 2008

On Wed, 2008-02-27 at 12:15 -0600, skip at pobox.com wrote:
> Massimo> Is the CPU don't share the same RAM threading is not an option
>     Massimo> unless you use OpenMP, which emulates shared memory but it is
>     Massimo> very slow compared with MPI. Nobody uses it anymore.
> So MPI means "Message Passing Interface" where the messages must be passed
> via shared memory?  *sigh* If so, I'll look elsewhere for solutions.

Via sockets. It was originally designed for use over a farm of machines
using the network. 

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