[SciPy-user] Parallel OO programming in Python.

Flavio Coelho fccoelho at gmail.com
Mon Oct 30 06:27:35 CST 2006


Thank you for this post and many thanks to Fernando Perez, for the awesome
tool that Ipython1 is becomming!!! I am beginning to use it today!!

Flávio

On 10/29/06, Brian Granger <ellisonbg.net at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > For object oriented parallel programming in Python on a single machine I
> can use techniques such as Bulk Synchronous Parallelism (BSP) or Message
> Passing Interface (MPI). There are mentioned some modules and packages for
> Python on
> > http://www.scipy.org/Topical_Software
> > Article: Parallel and distributed programming.
> > After reading prerequisites and limitations I thing that the following
> ones could be good for me:
> > PyMPI
> > Pypar
> > MPI for Python
>
> I think mpi4py is the best option.  It is a very nice implementation
> and the developer is working really hard to make it a great package.
> Also, I don't think pympi and pypar are being developed actively
> anymore.
>
> Another thing you might check out is IPython's parallel computing
> facilities that let you use mpi4py (and other mpi bindings)
> interactively:
>
> http://ipython.scipy.org/moin/Parallel_Computing
>
> I have never used BPS, but am familiar with the model.  Can probably
> get it working interactively with IPython as well.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Brian
>
> > But I can't distinguish which one brings fewer limitations, is efficient
> in application and will develop in future.
> > My favorite is BSP, but I can't find a package for present SciPy and
> NumPy.
> >
> > Could anybody give me a recommendation, which way I should go.
> >
> > Thanks.
> > Fie Pye
> >
> >
> >
> >
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