[Mpi-forum] MPI user survey

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at cisco.com
Sun Nov 15 10:30:33 CST 2009

On Nov 14, 2009, at 5:54 PM, Underwood, Keith D wrote:

> Processes per node appears to be a poor question without context.   
> Do they have a 4 socket, 24 core node?  Or an older 1 socket, 2 core  
> node?

Can you suggest better wording?

> I don't think the RMA question will be interpreted correctly as is.   
> The real core of it is more like "how much performance would you be  
> willing to sacrifice to get derived datatypes, communicators,  
> etc.?"  I doubt that you can phrase the question this way, but I  
> don't think it gains enough insight into that as is.

I am open to new wording here... (Josh and I struggled for quite a  
while on the wording of this one)

Jeff Squyres
jsquyres at cisco.com

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