Highlighted Area of Research by HPCWire

HPCWire highlighted 3 Areas of Research in the High-Performance Computing and Related Domains. The article can be found here

Research 1: HipBone: A performance-portable GPU-accelerated C++ version of the NekBone benchmark

HipBone “is a fully GPU-accelerated C++ implementation of the original NekBone CPU proxy application with several novel algorithmic and implementation improvements which optimize its performance on modern finegrain parallel GPU accelerators.” 

What’s New in HPC Research: HipBone, GPU-Aware Asynchronous Tasks, Autotuning & More

Research 2: A Case for intra-rack resource disaggregation in HPC

A multi-institution research team utilized Cori, a high performance computing system at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center, to analyze “resource disaggregation to enable finer-grain allocation of hardware resources to applications.”

What’s New in HPC Research: HipBone, GPU-Aware Asynchronous Tasks, Autotuning & More

Research 3: Improving Scalability with GPU-Aware Asynchronous Tasks

Computer scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory demonstrated improved scalability to hide communication behind computation with GPU-aware asynchronous tasks.

What’s New in HPC Research: HipBone, GPU-Aware Asynchronous Tasks, Autotuning & More