[ofiwg] input on intra-node implementation

Hefty, Sean sean.hefty at intel.com
Fri Feb 12 12:17:50 PST 2016

> XPMEM appears to be the most powerful option, but since CMA is standard
> now, I think that's the better option to pursue.

Thanks - this is exactly the information that I'm looking for.

> I think respecting security concerns is essential to mainstream adoption.
> And in HPC, security isn't just about protecting from malicious actors,
> but bad programmers.

CMA requires ptrace capability.  Is that enough of a security concern?

I like the CMA option myself, as it seems like it would lend itself to a very simple implementation.

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