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Re: improving beowulf cluster performance

On Mon, 2005-10-17 at 14:31 +0300, Jimmy Ximerakis wrote:
> Hello,
> My name is Jimmy.I am an Informatics student and I do my final-year 
> project on cluster computing on PCs with Linux 2.6.8, based on MPICH. 
> Particularly, I am interested in improving cluster performance using any 
> low-level, OS-oriented method.
> Could you please give any information, hints and pieces of code that I 
> could apply to Linux kernel 2.6.x for better cluster performance? Any 
> ideas would be helpful.

Google "gamma network protocol".  A low-latency TCP/IP replacement
candidate with an MPI implementation over it.  Only implemented on
certain network cards.

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