Parallel Virtual Machine


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Parallel Virtual Machine

(parallel, networking, tool)
(PVM) 1. A software system designed to allow a network of heterogeneous machines to be used as a single distributed parallel processor.

PVM was developed by the University of Tennessee, The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Emory University.

http://epm.ornl.gov/pvm/.

Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.parallel.pvm.

2. The intermediate language used by the Gambit compiler for Scheme.

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PVM (Parallel Virtual Machine) is a message-passing environment for parallel processing in heterogeneous environments.
of Tennessee, Knoxville; Emory Univ., Atlanta; and Oak Ridge (Tenn.) National Laboratory developed a software solution to this constraint with their Parallel Virtual Machine.
Algorithms parallelization on a heterogeneous computers network with a PVM (Parallel Virtual Machine) support is studied in this paper.
The components may be written in different languages or may use different parallel dialects of the same language (such as Fortran components using MPI, Parallel Virtual Machine, or PVM, [4] and High Performance Fortran, or HPF).
This include a comparison of recall and generalisation abilities and speed-up when using either a socket interface or a Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) interface to support parallelism.
Meta-Chaos uses the parallel virtual machine (PVM) [9] as its underlying communication layer.
Low-level approaches, such as the Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) and Message Passing Interface (MPI), are driven by heterogeneous parallel computing, which tries to offer, on different computers, library primitives for parallelism and communication.

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