[swift-users] Swift on a cluster?

Ramakrishna Mallireddy ramakrishna.malli at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 12:53:24 CDT 2016

swift-lang.org is official website for Apple Swift Language.

C, ObjC , C++[need to write C/ObjC wrapper] libraries can be used with
swift code.

The swift compiler currently works on mac & linux.

On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 10:42 PM, Graymalk Meow via swift-users <
swift-users at swift.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> Two things.
> 1. Has anyone run swift programs on a cluster?  Is it possible?  You can
> take that as meaning I am interested in giving it a try. Googling this
> turns up something super confusing: swift-lang.org
> Is this the same language?  If it isn't then there is a real naming
> problem here.
> My interest stems from a love of the Apple world and wanting to somehow
> include it in some work I'm doing comparing the performance of
> multiple languages in parallel systems. But my goal is not to make this
> particular Swift parallel if it isn't already, so if I can't
> relatively easily make some parallel programs with it then I'll have to
> pass. And by relatively easily, I mean...  If I can use it with
> OpenMPI, OpenMP, or OpenCL (using CUDA or, if I just run it on my Mac, then
> OpenGL, but the clusters have CUDA) AND if I can at least compile for
> different platforms (CentOS Linux and Raspbian Linux) then we're in
> business. Googling is unhelpful because of the two languages one name
> problem. The CentOS systems are large heterogeneous clusters that don't
> presently have Swift (either one) on them at all so I might be dead in the
> water anyway but I might be able to get them to install it if I can argue
> that it'll work. The Raspberries are just my toy cluster that I have full
> control over. My Mac beats the crap out of them in performance lol, as it
> should.
> 2.  For fun:
> http://mobile.eweek.com/developer/javascript-most-popular-language-stack-overflow-report.html
> "Meanwhile, the use of the Swift <https://swift.org/> programming
> language is exploding, the survey showed. Swift grew faster than any other
> technology last year, the survey showed."
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