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Re: MPI and Java

>>>>> "e" == exa  <Eray> writes:

    e> Well, MPI is about high performance. A '99 paper I read about
    e> Java MPI showed it to be 20 times slower than MPI in
    e> C/C++/FORTRAN so I don't think that's a good bet :)

    >> And we can safely discount the gains by Java bytecompiler
    >> technology, right :-)?

    e> What technology! :)

Benchmarks are highly specific to the task.  Using statistical
simulations as benchmarks, we've seen comparable Java and C
performance (which I would've discounted, except it was done by one of
our better programmers; for reference, I still find Java annoying as
hell, compared to say, python...).


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