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Towards Millions of Communicating Threads

TitleTowards Millions of Communicating Threads
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsDang, H, Snir, M, Gropp, WD
Conference NameEuroMPI 2016
Date Published09/2016
AbstractWe explore in this paper the advantages that accrue from avoiding the use of wildcards in MPI. We show that, with this change, one can efficiently support millions of concurrently communicating light-weight threads using send-receive communication.