[Comp-neuro] Parallel simulations with NEURON on multicore Macs and PCs

Mario Negrello mnegrello at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 13:23:50 CEST 2008


Hi Ted,
A little suggestion.
For those of us which cannot participate, it would be cool if the  
sections were taped, then made available. Do you think it should be  
possible to record them?
Best,
M.

On 19/set/08, at 05:05, Ted Carnevale wrote:

> By now, most NEURON users are aware that simulations can be sped up
> by running NEURON on workstation clusters and parallel supercomputers.
> But did you know that the next official release of NEURON (version 7)
> will offer multithreaded execution, so you can run parallel  
> simulations
> on standalone multicore Macs or PCs?  An alpha release of version 7
> is already available at http://www.neuron.yale.edu
>
> To learn how to take advantage of this yourself, come to the NEURON
> course on Friday, Nov. 14, in Washington, DC.  For the course
> description and online registration form, see
> http://www.neuron.yale.edu/dc2008.html
> You should act soon, because the registration deadline is Friday,
> October 17--just four weeks from now.
>
> In the meantime, you might want to check out the "Multithreaded
> simulation Q & A" on the NEURON Forum
> https://www.neuron.yale.edu/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=1384
> for a sense of the benefits of, and prerequisites for using,
> multithreaded simulations.
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