A Message Forward Tool for Integration of Clusters of Clusters Based on MPI Architecture

  • Francisco Isidro Massetto
  • Augusto Mendes GomesJr.
  • Fernando Ryoji Kakugawa
  • Calebe de Paula Bianchini
  • Liria Matsumoto Sato
  • Ching-Hsien Hsu
  • Kuan Ching Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6083)


Advances in microprocessor technology, power management and network communication have altered the course of development of multiprocessor architectures in order to bring higher level of processing. The introduction of multi-core technology has boosted computing power provided by high-speed network of workstations and SMPs, providing large computational power at an affordable cost using solely commodity components. In this paper, it is presented a tool for integration of several clusters in a single High-Performance System based on MPI standard. The Gateway Process is responsible for MPI process communication channels control and message forwarding, through the use of a protocol that guarantees message ordering and sender/receiver synchronization. It is implemented to support system scalability, offering resources for point to point and collective operations. Results of experimental tests show that the proposed tool is practical and efficient.


Message Passing Interface Port Number Message Forwarding Collective Operation Administrative Domain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francisco Isidro Massetto
    • 1
  • Augusto Mendes GomesJr.
    • 2
  • Fernando Ryoji Kakugawa
    • 2
  • Calebe de Paula Bianchini
    • 3
  • Liria Matsumoto Sato
    • 2
  • Ching-Hsien Hsu
    • 4
  • Kuan Ching Li
    • 5
  1. 1.Federal University of ABC Santo Andre, SPBrazil
  2. 2.University of São Paulo São Paulo, SPBrazil
  3. 3.Instituto Presbiteriano Mackenzie São Paulo, SPBrazil
  4. 4.Chung Hua University HsinchuTaiwan
  5. 5.Providence University ShaluTaichungTaiwan

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