Document Type

Working Paper

Date

1995

Embargo Period

10-2011

Keywords

parallel computing, paralell computing software requirements, parallel computing hardware requirements

Language

English

Disciplines

Computer Engineering

Description/Abstract

We discuss the hardware and software requirements that appear relevant for a set of industrial applications of parallel computing, these are divided into 33 separate categories, and come from a recent survey of industry in New York State. The software discussions includes data parallel languages, message passing, databases, and high-level integration systems. The analysis is based on a general classification of problem architectures originally developed for academic applications of parallel computing. Suitable hardware architectures are suggested for each application. The general discussion is crystalized with three case studies: computational chemistry, computational fluid dynamics, including manufacturing, and Monte Carlo Methods.

Additional Information

Technical Report SCCS-717

 
 

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