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Title: Data communications in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer

Abstract

Algorithm selection for data communications in a parallel active messaging interface (`PAMI`) of a parallel computer, the PAMI composed of data communications endpoints, each endpoint including specifications of a client, a context, and a task, endpoints coupled for data communications through the PAMI, including associating in the PAMI data communications algorithms and ranges of message sizes so that each algorithm is associated with a separate range of message sizes; receiving in an origin endpoint of the PAMI a data communications instruction, the instruction specifying transmission of a data communications message from the origin endpoint to a target endpoint, the data communications message characterized by a message size; selecting, from among the associated algorithms and ranges, a data communications algorithm in dependence upon the message size; and transmitting, according to the selected data communications algorithm from the origin endpoint to the target endpoint, the data communications message.

Inventors:
;
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corp., Armonk, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1087900
Patent Number(s):
8484658
Application Number:
12/959,455
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G06 - COMPUTING G06F - ELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
DOE Contract Number:  
B554331
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Davis, Kristan D, and Faraj, Daniel A. Data communications in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Davis, Kristan D, & Faraj, Daniel A. Data communications in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer. United States.
Davis, Kristan D, and Faraj, Daniel A. Tue . "Data communications in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1087900.
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