Dynamic process management in an MPI setting

  title={Dynamic process management in an MPI setting},
  author={William Gropp and Ewing L. Lusk},
We describe an architecture f o r the runtime environment for parallel applications as prelude to describing how parallel application might interface to their environment in a portable way. We propose extensions to the Message-Passing Interface (MPI) Standard that provide for dynamic process management, including spawning of new processes b y a running application and connection to existing processes to support client/server applications. Such extensions are needed if more of the runtime… CONTINUE READING
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