Is MPI Library available for MATLAB like it is available for C or Fortran?

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S Ban
S Ban on 22 Dec 2020
Edited: James Tursa on 22 Dec 2020
What i want to know is whether the API's for parallel computing like Open MP and MPI available for MATLAB too like they are available for C or Fortran? If available, are the libraries avaialble in the default full installation of MATLAB or they have to be separately paid and bought?
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James Tursa
James Tursa on 22 Dec 2020
Many of the linear algebra operations in MATLAB are already multi-threaded in the background. For large scale parallel processing, the closest thing would be the Parallel Toolbox (separate purchase) which starts multiple MATLAB processes in the background.

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Bruno Luong
Bruno Luong on 22 Dec 2020
No OpenMP is available for C and Fortran, using pragma/directive for compiled programing language on fix-variable type, with rigourous variable declaration on a scope.
Matlab has none of that, it's even not a serious programming language.
That having said you can buy parallel toolbox, and nothing prevent you to plug-in C/Fortran using OpenMP.
I don't know MPI to comment.

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