"Glenn P. Davis" writes:
> > Has anyone ported netCDF to either a CM-200 or a CM-5?
> I believe netcdf has been ported and used on CM-5, a numbre
> of years ago.
> Of course, since netCDF is essentially I/O bound, it
> doesn't benefit significantly from massive parallelism.
> As I recall, it essentially runs on the "front end" machine
> in a CM architecture. This reduces your question to
> "Has anyone ported netCDF to a CM front end machine, eg,
> a vax or sun" and the answer is yes.
But there is an effort underway here at Los Alamos to port netCDF to
the parallel disk system (SDA) provided by TMC. I/O can be done
massively parallel just like computing. We will keep people posted
when it is in a useable form. This is critical if one is to use it
effectively on the CM-5.
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