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Collectively loading an application in a parallel computer

United States Patent

9,229,782
January 5, 2016
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Collectively loading an application in a parallel computer, the parallel computer comprising a plurality of compute nodes, including: identifying, by a parallel computer control system, a subset of compute nodes in the parallel computer to execute a job; selecting, by the parallel computer control system, one of the subset of compute nodes in the parallel computer as a job leader compute node; retrieving, by the job leader compute node from computer memory, an application for executing the job; and broadcasting, by the job leader to the subset of compute nodes in the parallel computer, the application for executing the job.
Aho; Michael E. (Rochester, MN), Attinella; John E. (Rochester, MN), Gooding; Thomas M. (Rochester, MN), Miller; Samuel J. (Rochester, MN), Mundy; Michael B. (Rochester, MN)
International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, NY)
13/ 431,248
20130263138
March 27, 2012
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. B579040 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.