Open source HPC code Episode 1.2: IPython computes 150 million digits of Pi in Parallel
- Posted: Jan 22, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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IPython (http://ipython.scipy.org/) enables parallel computations to be performed interactively. In this screeencast, we show how IPython can be used to study a large number of digits of
pi in parallel. In particular, we calculate the frequency of all 2 digit sequences in the first 150 million digits of pi on a small cluster running Windows HPC Server 2008. IPython enables this parallel calculation to be performed in a fully interactive manner.
Getting started on IPython on Windows HPC Server 2008