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Title: Endpoint-based parallel data processing in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer

Abstract

Endpoint-based parallel data processing in a parallel active messaging interface ('PAMI') of a parallel computer, the PAMI composed of data communications endpoints, each endpoint including a specification of data communications parameters for a thread of execution on a compute node, including specifications of a client, a context, and a task, the compute nodes coupled for data communications through the PAMI, including establishing a data communications geometry, the geometry specifying, for tasks representing processes of execution of the parallel application, a set of endpoints that are used in collective operations of the PAMI including a plurality of endpoints for one of the tasks; receiving in endpoints of the geometry an instruction for a collective operation; and executing the instruction for a collective opeartion through the endpoints in dependence upon the geometry, including dividing data communications operations among the plurality of endpoints for one of the tasks.

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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, USA
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1119669
Patent Number(s):
8,650,262
Application Number:
12/963,671
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
B554331
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Archer, Charles J, Blocksome, Michael E, Ratterman, Joseph D, and Smith, Brian E. Endpoint-based parallel data processing in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Archer, Charles J, Blocksome, Michael E, Ratterman, Joseph D, & Smith, Brian E. Endpoint-based parallel data processing in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer. United States.
Archer, Charles J, Blocksome, Michael E, Ratterman, Joseph D, and Smith, Brian E. Tue . "Endpoint-based parallel data processing in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1119669.
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