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Unformatted text preview: 1/21/09 CS
594
–
the
next
few
weeks
 George
Bosilca
 bosilca@eecs.utk.edu
 What
we
will
be
doing
 •  What
is
parallel
compuBng?
 •  Overview
of
some
parallel
programming
 models
(threading,
Open
MP,
SHMEM,
UPC(?),
 HPF,
MPI).
 •  Hand‐on
the
playground:
 –  The
Kraken
machine
 –  The
class
cluster
 •  2/3
homework
 1 1/21/09 The
cluster
 •  Will
be
as
big
as
possible
(>2nodes)
 –  Dual
Ethernet
1Gbs
per
node
 –  GPU
 –  Quad
core
processor
 –  1GB
memory
per
core
 •  The
goal:
get
the
max
flops/wa]
on
2
 parBcular
applicaBons
and
understand
how
 The
cluster
 •  You
will
have
to:
 –  Prepare
and
install
the
cluster
 –  Setup
your
cluster
environment
(such
as
 applicaBons,
libraries,
*)
 –  Understand
the
hardware
and
quanBfy
their
 needs
in
terms
of
power
 –  Tune
it
!
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