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The Intel® MPI Library for Windows* OS implements the Message Passing Interface, version 2 (MPI-2) specification.
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The Intel® MPI Library 3.2 Update 2 for Windows* OS is an update release of the Intel® MPI Library for Windows* OS. This release includes the following updates compared to the Intel® MPI Library 3.2 Update 1 (see product documentation for more details):
The Intel® MPI Library 3.2 Update 1 release includes the following updates compared to the Intel® MPI Library 3.2 (see product documentation for more details):
The Intel® MPI Library 3.2 for Windows* OS includes the following new features compared to the Intel® MPI Library 3.1 for Windows* OS (see product documentation for details):
The following sections describe supported hardware and software
Systems based on the IA-32 architecture:
Systems based on the Intel® 64 architecture:
(SDK only) Compilers:
Recommended InfiniBand Software:
Launch the installer and follow the instructions. See Intel® MPI Library for Windows* OS Installation Guide for details.
From the command line do the following:
net config server /autodisconnect:time_before_autodisconnect
The default value of the auto disconnect time is usually set to 15 minutes.
The Intel® MPI Library for Windows* OS Getting Started Guide, found in Getting_Started.pdf, contains information on the following subjects:
The Intel® MPI Library for Windows* OS Reference Manual, found in Reference_Manual.pdf, contains information on the following subjects:
The Intel® MPI Library for Windows* OS Installation Guide, found in INSTALL.htm, contains information on the following subjects:
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