Fluent6.0.12 : How to increase the speed of reading the casefile on a Windows cluster?
Two customers complain about the low speed of file i/o in the parallel Fluent solver on a Windows cluster.
Is there any way to increase the speed with given system configuration?
Decreasing the chunk size to 16 kBytes has reduced the reading time of a given case from 8 hours to 20 Minutes.
The scheme command is the following:
The hardware was a 4-PC cluster running W2000 with 100 Mb/s network and Intel 82562 ET network cards.