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Message Passing Interface

Vangie Beal
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:48 am
The Message Passing Interface (MPI) is a library specification for message-passing. It is a standard API (Application Programming Interface) that can be used to create parallel applications. The MPI standardization effort makes use of the most attractive features of a number of existing message passing systems, rather than selecting one of them and adopting it as the standard.