[SciPy-user] Parallel linear solver.

Nils Wagner nwagner@iam.uni-stuttgart...
Thu Jul 24 10:17:16 CDT 2008


On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 10:27:05 -0400
  "Frank Lagor" <dfranci@seas.upenn.edu> wrote:
> Yes, there are.  What you are looking for is petsc4py. 
> PETSc is a very
> good, well-developed package for scalable scientific 
>computing.  It is based
> on MPI and is very well-known and well-supported package 
>(it is really
> amazing actually how good their support actually is!)
> 
> Anyways, Lisandro Dalcin, a friend of mine, wrote 
>petsc4py bindings that
> allow you to do anything you want in PETSc in python. 
> The bindings are very
> good, but not well documented.  It doesn't really matter 
>however, because he
> is so accessible, and PETSc's documentation is so good 
>that you can browse
> through it and guess what the correcponding syntax is in 
>petsc4py.
> 
> I highly recommend that you check it out.  Let me know 
>how it goes or if you
> have any problems.
> 
> -Frank
> 
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 1:59 AM, Adolph J. Vogel 
><ajvogel@tuks.co.za> wrote:
> 
>> Are there any bindings available for python to a 
>>Parallel linear solver
>> package like ScaLapack? I couldnt find anything 
>>conclusive on google.
>>
>> Thanx, Adolph
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> 
> -- 
>Frank Lagor
> Ph.D. Candidate
> Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
> University of Pennsylvania
> dfranci@seas.upenn.edu
> 215.898.3144
  
The current version of PETSc is 2.3.3; released  May 23, 
2007. Are you aware of a forthcoming new release ?

Nils



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