[Mpi-forum] MPI user survey
thakur at mcs.anl.gov
Sat Nov 14 19:00:54 CST 2009
> x. Which of the following best describes you?
> - User of MPI applications
> - MPI application developer
> - MPI implementer
> - Academic educator, student, or researcher
> - Program / project management
> - Other ________________
Do you want to include library writers?
> x. My MPI application would benefit from being able to reference more
> than 2^31 data items in a single MPI function invocation.
> Strongly agree/1 ....... Strongly disagree/5
> Open comment: _________________________
Perhaps the average person would more easily understand the following
although it is not precise and doesn't cover I/O: "My MPI application
would benefit from being able to send/receive more than 2 GB of data
with a single MPI call". We will know if people want to communicate data
that large. Whether they could construct a contiguous type and do it
today is a different story.
> x. The following are a list of topics that the MPI Forum is
> considering for MPI-3. Rank them in order of importance to your
> MPI applications:
For the average person, for greater clarity, we could add "(1 = most
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