18-24 June 2017
Palacio de Congresos
Europe/Madrid timezone
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Seminarios 8
Software Development

Performance Portability Strategies for Grid C++ Expression Template


  • Dr. Meifeng LIN

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One of the key requirements for the Lattice QCD Application Development as part of the US Exascale Computing Project is performance portability across multiple architectures. Using the Grid C++ expression template as a starting point, we report on the progress made with regards to the Grid GPU offloading strategies. We present both the successes and issues encountered in using CUDA, OpenACC and Just-In-Time compilation. Experimentation and performance on GPUs with a SU(3)×SU(3) streaming test will be reported. We will also report on the challenges of using current OpenMP 4.x for GPU offloading in the same code.

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Software Development