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Is Ice suitable for parallel computation?

Yunqiao YinYunqiao Yin Member Yin YunqiaoOrganization: BaosteelProject: real time process control system ✭✭
Can Ice be a substitute of PVM and MPI?

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  • bernardbernard Jupiter, FLAdministrators, ZeroC Staff Bernard NormierOrganization: ZeroC, Inc.Project: Ice ZeroC Staff
    Hi Yunqiao Yin,

    You can write any distributed application with Ice, including high-performance parallel computation.

    However if you program in Fortran, or if you have a high-speed cluster interconnect such as Myrinet, MPI/PVM may be better suited for your computations. Ice does not offer a Fortran mapping; and as of now, Ice supports only TCP and UDP as the underlying network transport.

    Best regards,
    Bernard
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