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From Ralph Castain <...@open-mpi.org>
Subject Re: MapReduce and MPI
Date Thu, 01 Dec 2011 19:42:14 GMT
Sounds good - I'll get busy on it! Will keep you posted on progress.

Thx all

On Dec 1, 2011, at 12:35 PM, Stephen Boesch wrote:

> +1,  I was looking at using them together just in this past week.  but no
> bandwidth to work on myself.
> 
> 2011/12/1 Mahadev Konar <mahadev@hortonworks.com>
> 
>> Ralph,
>> I think there is a lot of interest in MPI over Hadoop. If you are
>> counting votes here's my +1.
>> 
>> mahadev
>> 
>> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 3:31 AM, Ralph Castain <rhc@open-mpi.org> wrote:
>>> Hi folks
>>> 
>>> I'm a lead developer on the Open MPI project, and recently joined the
>> Hadoop community to help with Hamster. A couple of people have asked me
>> about using MPI more generally inside MapReduce, and it does indeed seem a
>> good candidate to use that method of communication.
>>> 
>>> It seems to me, though, that a pre-requisite for moving that direction
>> is a good set of Java MPI bindings. I've checked with the MPI community,
>> and while there have been a couple of attempts at this, nothing really
>> "adopted" by the community has been done.
>>> 
>>> I have some spare time while I search for a new job, so I thought I
>> might tackle this over the next few weeks. However, I thought I would
>> assess the actual level of interest before investing the time - it isn't a
>> trivial thing to do, but doable if there is interest.
>>> 
>>> Thanks
>>> Ralph
>>> 
>> 


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