[SciPy-user] Parallel linear solver.

Adolph J. Vogel ajvogel@tuks.co...
Fri Jul 25 00:58:28 CDT 2008

Thank you for your reply. I will check it out today, and see if I can get it 


ps. Frank I see we are semi colleagues. :)

On Thursday 24 July 2008 16:27:05 you 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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