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Parallel Applications in a Distributed Environment

Objective

A typical target for the project would be a cluster of large PCs or UNIX workstations, including symmetric multiprocessing systems, or even a heterogeneous mixture of both.

PARADISE will deliver the following software components:

network infrastructure layer
resource management layer
parallel programming environments
support tools
administration tools.

Each component will have a specification, an implementation, a test harness, and user documentation. Initial prototype versions will precede the final, definitive version.

Two real applications will be ported to demonstrate the effectiveness of the tools developed:

INDIA is a fluid-structure finite element code developed by CISE and used by ENEL, the Italian Electricity company, for seismic analysis of dams.

The second application is a system to analyse two-phase flow combustion problems, developed by CERFACS in France.

Coordinator

Perihelion Software Ltd
Address
The Maltings Charlton Road
BA4 5QE Shepton Mallet
United Kingdom

Participants (3)

Centre Europeen de Recherche et de Formation Avancee en Calcul Scientifique
France
Address
42, Avenue Gustave Coriolis
31057 Toulouse
Centro Informazioni Studi ed Esperienze SpA
Italy
Address
Via Reggio Emilia 39
20090 Segrate
ENEL - Società per Azioni
Italy
Address
Via G.b. Martini, 3
00198 Roma