Please feel free to make any comments, criticisms, bug reports or just to say hello!

Quick Survey

Fill in as much or as little as you want to! Just skip the parts that are too tedious or not applicable.

About You

Email address 



    Tick if you would like to be kept in touch with any future developments.
             If yes, please ensure your email address is entered above.

Are you interested in distributed or parallel computing as

   a software developer
   an end user

What application area(s) are you involved in

Are you

   already involved in producing distributed applications
   about to start developing a new application
   about to parallelise an existing application

How experienced are you in parallel development?  1=least, 10=most

What communications software do you already use, or are considering using

   PVM under Unix
   PVM under Windows
   MPI under Unix
   Other system(s)

What were your experiences with this software. Any particular problems? Any restrictions you are looking for solutions for?


About Us

Do you have any comments on our web site? What were you looking for? Was it easy or tedious to find out what you wanted to know?

Did you find the software of interest?   Yes No 
   Any comments?

Have you installed and tried to use our software?

Yes No 

If not you can skip the rest!

Did you quickly get the software to work correctly?

Yes No               if not, what happened?

How did it compare to other communications software you have tested?


How much would you like to see the following areas improved?
   0   = fine as it is, or not important
   10 = needs dramatic improvement



      Ease of use




      Application integration


      Fleshing out PVM commands

      New communications functionality: 

      Extending or developing new process farm type templates

      PVM group library

      Addition of an MPI look alike communications library

      Performance monitoring

      More advanced fault tolerance

      Scheduling (dynamic allocation of machines between applications)

      Non-determinism harnessing and replay

      General distributed library routines, such as sorts and searches

      Distributed database functionality

Any other comments?


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        Parallel Computer Systems
        14 Trent Road
        CV12 9QD

        PHONE/FAX +44 2476 314447 (9-6 GMT)