[SciPy-user] Parallel linear solver.
Thu Jul 24 10:17:16 CDT 2008
On Thu, 24 Jul 2008 10:27:05 -0400
"Frank Lagor" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> I highly recommend that you check it out. Let me know
>how it goes or if you
> have any problems.
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 1:59 AM, Adolph J. Vogel
>> Are there any bindings available for python to a
>>Parallel linear solver
>> package like ScaLapack? I couldnt find anything
>>conclusive on google.
>> Thanx, Adolph
>> SciPy-user mailing list
> Ph.D. Candidate
> Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
> University of Pennsylvania
The current version of PETSc is 2.3.3; released May 23,
2007. Are you aware of a forthcoming new release ?
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