Parallel Python

jairodsl jairodsl at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 02:22:52 CET 2007


Hi,

You guys forgot pyMPI, http://pympi.sourceforge.net/  It works fine !!!
A little hard installation and configuration but finally works !!!

Cordially,

Jairo Serrano
Bucaramanga, Colombia

parallelpyt... at gmail.com wrote:
> >
> > Thus there are different levels of parallelization:
> >
> > 1 file/database based; multiple batch jobs
> > 2 Message Passing, IPC, RPC, ...
> > 3 Object Sharing
> > 4 Sharing of global data space (Threads)
> > 5 Local parallelism / Vector computing, MMX, 3DNow,...
> >
> > There are good reasons for all of these levels.
> > Yet "parallel python" to me fakes to be on level 3 or 4 (or even 5 :-) ), while its just a level 2
> > system, where "passing", "remote", "inter-process" ... are the right vocables.
> In one of the previous posts I've mentioned that ppsmp is based on
> processes + IPC, which makes it a system with level 2 parallelization,
> the same level where MPI is.
> Also it's obvious from the fact that it's written completely in python,
> as python objects cannot be shared due to GIL (POSH can do sharing
> because it's an extension written in C).




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