February 23rd, 2000
was awarded the Best Poster Award at the
National Partnership for Advanced Computational Infrastructure
All Hands Meeting 2000
held at the San Diego Supercomputer Center. His poster, entitled
Cluster Network I/O, proposed solutions for high-performance,
scalable communication on commodity-node distributed systems.
December 6, 1999
Satoshi Matsuoka, a professor from Tokyo Institute of Technology, will be visiting.
Matt Welsh had the opportunity to work with Mr. Matsuoka and his group on
the OpenJIT project in Japan over
the summer. The webpage for Mr. Matsuoka's lab can
be found at:
December 2, 1999
A fast implementation of MPI has been installed. It uses the
GM 1.1.1 fast communication layer and is integrated with the
REXEC remote execution system.
Details on how to get started (includes a simple
hello-world.c example) using MPI on Millennium can be found
December 2, 1999
Myrinet networks have been installed on both the priced (mm1 to mm14) and
unpriced (mm15 to mm28) clusters. Myricom's GM 1.1.1 is the
communication layer (32 us RTT, 59.5 MB/s pt-to-pt BW). Each node has
a single LANai 7.2 NIC. Both clusters are each connected on their
own 16-port switch.
November 15, 1999 The Millennium
Group heads to Portland for SC '99.
May 7, 1999 The linux kernel
on mm3-mm16 has been changed. They all have the expanded shared
memory segments now. The systems have been rebooted and are ready
for use. April 16, 1999 Advanced program for the 1999 ACM Java Grande
April 12, 1999 Article on corporate
IT support spotlighting Beowulf, Millennium, and the role of Linux.
Matt Welsh is featured in the article.