distributed memory


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distributed memory

(architecture)
The kind of memory in a parallel processor where each processor has fast access to its own local memory and where to access another processor's memory it must send a message via the inter-processor network.

Opposite: shared memory.
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Wang, "Parallel nonnegative matrix factorization algorithm on the distributed memory platform," International Journal of Parallel Programming, vol.
The distributed memory parallel approach based on MPI for one subdivision.
Bozkus, "Optimizing NEURON brain simulator with remote memory access on distributed memory systems," in Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Technologies (ICET '15), pp.
Shu, "Dynamic scheduling of medium-grained processes on distributed memory computers," in Proceedings of the 27th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, pp.
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The goal of keeping attention on these issues is achieving high execution efficiency and high scalability of the parallel algorithm on distributed memory systems for 2D-TFDE.
The Symmetric Computing Trio (www.symmetriccomputing.com/trio.html) is usable for both shared memory and distributed memory applications.
Flow Science has released Flow-3D/NIP v5.0, the distributed memory version of its flagship computational fluid dynamics software.
Vision-based robot navigation; quest for intelligent approaches using a sparse distributed memory.
Those workloads include serving up Web pages, big data analytics, running a distributed memory cache and server hosting environments where customers want dedicated rather than virtualized hardware, he said.
MPI allows the co-ordination of a program running as multiple processes in a distributed memory environment, yet is flexible enough to also be used in a shared memory system.

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