Chapter 1. Preface

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This book's audience
ParaStation MPI overview
The history of ParaStation MPI

About this document

This book discusses installation, configuration and administration of ParaStation MPI. Furthermore, all the system management utilities are described.

For a detailed discussion of the user utilities and the programming interfaces included in the standard distribution take a look at the ParaStation MPI User's Guide and the API reference, respectively.

This document describes version 5.0 of the ParaStation MPI software. Previous versions of ParaStation MPI are no longer covered by this document. Information about these outdated versions can be found in previous versions of this document.

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