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[NMusers] MS-MPI with Nonmem: experiences?

From: Faelens, Ruben (Belgium) <"Faelens,>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2016 08:23:21 +0100

Dear group,

The MPI library of choice for Nonmem has been MPICH2 for quite some time no=
w.
Since the last release of MPICH2 on April 2013, the package has been unsupp=
orted on Windows. The developers of MPICH2 actually recommend migrating to =
MS-MPI.

By adding the required libraries to the compiler command in NMFE, NONMEM ru=
ns nicely using MS-MPI.
Performance benchmarks show no difference between MS-MPI and MPICH2.
Only one minor nuisance remains: there is a windows firewall popup for ever=
y nonmem.exe executable.

Did anybody else try this ? Did your mileage vary?

Kind regards,
Ruben Faelens

Ruben Faelens, MSc
Agriculture, Food and Life
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