[R-sig-hpc] Snow, nws: machine failures and task re-assignment

Stephen Weston stephen.b.weston at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 17:12:29 CET 2009

No, it doesn't do that.  I believe that's the idea of the
snowFT package, but it uses PVM/rpvm, not MPI.

- Steve

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Saptarshi Guha
<saptarshi.guha at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Suppose I run snow on  cluster using MPI as the backend. Does it
> handle the case of a compute node(the entire machine)
> failing and reassigning the task to the another machine?
> Regards
> Saptarshi
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