Chapter 7. Where to Go from Here
Now that you know the basics of writing parallel programs using MPI, Pthreads, and OpenMP, you may be wondering if there are any new worlds left to conquer. The answer is a resounding yes. Here are a few topics for further study. With each topic we've listed several references. Keep in mind, though, that this list is necessarily brief, and parallel computing is a fast-changing field. You may want to do a little searching on the Internet before settling down to do more study.
1. MPI . MPI is a large and evolving standard. We've only discussed a part of the original standard, MPI-1. We've learned about some of the point-to-point and collective communications and some of the facilities it provides for building derived ...

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