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Title: Data communications for a collective operation 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 bit masks; receiving in an origin endpoint of the PAMI a collective instruction, the instruction specifying transmission of a data communications message from the origin endpoint to a target endpoint; constructing a bit mask for the received collective instruction; selecting, from among the associated algorithms and bit masks, a data communications algorithm in dependence upon the constructed bit mask; and executing the collective instruction, 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:
1226235
Patent Number(s):
9,189,447
Application Number:
13/659,458
Assignee:
International Business Machines Corporation
DOE Contract Number:  
B554331
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Oct 24
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Faraj, Daniel A. Data communications for a collective operation in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Faraj, Daniel A. Data communications for a collective operation in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer. United States.
Faraj, Daniel A. Thu . "Data communications for a collective operation in a parallel active messaging interface of a parallel computer". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1226235.
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