[Numpy-discussion] Improving Python+MPI import performance

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Jan 13 15:24:11 CST 2012


On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 21:20, Langton, Asher <langton2@llnl.gov> wrote:

> 2) More generally, dealing with this as well as other library-loading
> issues at the system level, perhaps by putting a small disk near a node or
> small collection of nodes, along with a command to push (broadcast) some
> portions of the filesystem to these (more-)local disks. Basically, the
> idea would be to let the user specify those directories or objects that
> will be accessed by most of the processes and treated as read-only so that
> those objects can be cached near the node.

Do these systems have a ramdisk capability?

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