ARCHIVED: What is MPICH-VMI2, and where can I learn to use it on the TeraGrid?
MPICH-VMI2 (Virtual Machine Interface) is one of the flavors of MPI (Message Passing Interface) available on the TeraGrid; the others are MPICH-GM and MPICH-G2, and all are a part of CTSS.
MPICH-VMI2 provides the ability to communicate over heterogeneous networks, is optimized for point-to-point communication, and has extensive support for profiling.
There are two flavors of MPICH-VMI2 on the TeraGrid: the GCC compiled library and the Intel compiled library. It's recommended that you not mix them together. CTSS defines keys for each compiled library:
Last modified on August 20, 2013.