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to Build an AppleSeed
a one-page recipe for constructing a Macintosh cluster
Recommended software (what we use to keep 'em running):
Den Mother and Launch Puppy
applications that assist in starting a MacMPI parallel executable
a control panel from Apple that automatically selects guest access
A fun way to test your system:
Fractal Demo (65 kB) (To Internet Explorer users: Read
a MacMPI parallel graphics application demo which runs on an arbitrary number of processors
We used this program to time our G3 cluster at 1 GFlop/sec!
Growing your own fruit:
your own Parallel Programs
directions for writing your own parallel programs using the communications library MacMPI
Two brains are better than one:
Multiprocessing Development Page
directions to simplify writing code for MP-equipped Macs
High-performance MacMPI software for Macintosh - featuring TCP/IP versions and AltiVec code!
Other MacMPI software for Macintosh - Additional source code, examples, demonstrations, useful software, and an Open Transport AppleTalk version of MacMPI.
last update: January 29, 2001