FYI:Re: ASCI BLAS



 Robert Williams writes:
  > Paul Springer wrote:
  > >
  > > The ASCI project has released a very fast BLAS for Linux on Pentiums.
  > > (See http://www.cs.utk.edu/~ghenry/distrib).  They are well worth
 the
  > > wait.  For multiplying together two double precision matrices of
  > > size 512 x 512, I clocked a rate of 152 MFlops/s on one of our
 Beowulf's
  > > Pentium Pro nodes.  Previously the rate had been less than 20.
  >
  > Kazushige Goto's assembler dgemm for axp/Linux
  > (and for alpha-DEC Unix) is now running at 480 MFlops
  > on a 433 MHz 21164/Linux system (2000x2000),
  > and 700 MFlops on a 625 MHz 21164 DEC 8400.
  > DEC is going to 1000 MHz soon and axp/Linux
  > is very stable on my machine.  It might be time
  > to start thinking along these lines for beowulf.
  >
  > --
  > Bob Williams, http://bob.usuf2.usuhs.mil/