CS267: Lecture 5, Feb 2 1999

More about Distributed Memory Computers and Programming


We discuss distributed memory machines, the message passing programming model, and illustrate with gravity from Sharks and Fish.

Lecture Notes

  • Power Point version
  • PDF version
  • MPI Sharks and Fish code discussed in class
  • Primary Readings

  • Notes from the Lecture 5 from CS267, Spring 1996
  • Notes from the Lecture 9, part 1, from CS267, Spring 1996
  • Secondary Readings and References

  • Sharks and Fish, detailed programming examples of several simple physical simulations written in several programming models, including message passing (currently using CMMD instead of MPI, but it will be updated)