Dynamic Communicators in MPI


This paper describes a proposal to add support for dynamic communicators to the MPI standard. This adds the ability to grow or shrink a specified communicator, under well specified circumstances. The goal is to make it possible for a new class of applications longrunning, mission-critical, loosely coupled applications, running in a highly dynamic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-03770-2_18