NAMD: Biomolecular Simulation on Thousands of Processors
| James Phillips | Gengbin Zheng | Laxmikant Kale
Scaling to New Heights Workshop at Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center 2002
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NAMD is a parallel, object-oriented molecular dynamics program designed for high performance simulation of large biomolecular systems. NAMD employs the prioritized message-driven execution capabilities of the Charm++/Converse parallel runtime system, allowing excellent parallel scaling on both massively parallel supercomputers and commodity workstation clusters. This paper discusses the techniques which have allowed NAMD to effectively employ over one thousand processors in production simulations of biomedical relevance.
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James Phillips and Gengbin Zheng and Laxmikant V. Kale, "NAMD: Biomolecular Simulation on Thousands of Processors", Workshop: Scaling to New Heights, Pittsburgh, PA, May 2002.
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