Archive for February, 2013

MPI: deadlock tips

February 6, 2013

Developing MPI programs, even for fun, helps you understand the power of parallel programming, different than managing with thread or callback/async.
A side effect of MPI is deadlock risk increasing, because of frequent communications between processes.

Here is a short list of tips to avoid, at least reduce, deadlock risk while processes run … very usefull for MPI beginners 😉

source: Deadlock avoidance in your MPI programs

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