Development of Common Parallel Programming Platform for MPI and PVM

  • Veerabasavantha Swamy
  • S. Sampath
  • B. R. Nanjesh
  • Bharat Bhushan Sagar
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 325)


Parallel virtual machine (PVM) and message-passing interface (MPI) are the most successful message-passing libraries to map parallel algorithm onto parallel computing platform. Configuration of MPI and PVM in the nodes present in parallel computing environment (desktop PC’s interconnected using ethernet LAN) is the time-consuming task for a user. This configuration procedure requires lot of knowledge about the steps to be followed to make them work properly. Configuration becomes the difficult task when there are more number of nodes in the parallel computing environment. Our work aims on developing a common parallel programming platform, which allows a user to get MPI and PVM in the nodes without any time-consuming configuration steps. This is done by integrating the recent version of PVM: PVM3.4.6 into the MPI’s MPICH2 packages in order to simplify the time-consuming task of configuring them separately.


Parallel virtual machine Parallel computing environment LINUX platform 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Veerabasavantha Swamy
    • 1
  • S. Sampath
    • 2
  • B. R. Nanjesh
    • 3
  • Bharat Bhushan Sagar
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of CS and EProdha Devaraya Institute of TechnologyHospetIndia
  2. 2.Department of CS and EShri Venkateshwara UniversityGajraulaIndia
  3. 3.Department of IS and EAdichunchanagiri Institute of TechnologyChikmagalurIndia
  4. 4.Department of IS and EBirla Institute of TechnologyNoidaIndia

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