[openfabrics-ewg] MVAPICH 0.9.9-beta release is available
Pavel Shamis (Pasha)
pasha at dev.mellanox.co.il
Sun Feb 11 06:52:52 PST 2007
SRPM with latest version of mvapich 0.9.9 (beta 0.9.9) was uploaded to
OFED 1.2 repository http://www.openfabrics.org/~pasha/ofed_1_2/mvapich/
Dhabaleswar Panda wrote:
> The MVAPICH team is pleased to announce the availability of MVAPICH
> 0.9.9-beta with the following NEW features:
> - Message coalescing support to enable reduction of per Queue-pair
> send queues for reduction in memory requirement on large scale
> clusters. This design also increases the small message messaging
> rate significantly.
> - Designs for avoiding hot-spots in networks of large-scale clusters
> - Multi-pathing support leveraging LMC mechanism
> - Multi-port support for enabling user processes to bind to
> different IB ports for balanced communication performance
> on multi-core platforms
> - Multi-core optimized scalable shared memory design
> - Memory Hook support provided by integration with ptmalloc2 library.
> This provides safe release of memory to the Operating System and
> is expected to benefit the memory usage of applications that
> frequently use malloc and free operations.
> - Optimized, high-performance shared memory aware collective
> operations for multi-core platforms
> - Shared-Memory only channel (This interface support is useful for
> running MPI jobs on multi-processor systems without using any
> high-performance network. For example, multi-core servers,
> desktops, and laptops; and clusters with serial nodes.)
> A new "Multiple-pair Bandwidth and Message Rate" test is also
> available as a part of OSU_Benchmarks.
> For downloading MVAPICH 0.9.9-beta package and accessing the anonymous
> SVN, please visit the following URL:
> MVAPICH 0.9.9-beta is also available for OFED 1.2 testing.
> All feedbacks, including bug reports and hints for performance tuning,
> are welcome. Please post it to the mvapich-discuss mailing list.
> MVAPICH Team
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