Supercomputing Conference (SC17)

EDGE is part of the Intel Xeon Phi User Group (IXPUG)’s Birds of a Feather (BoF) session at SC17. The BoF is on Tuesday, November 14 from 5:15 - 7:00 PM and focuses on showcasing recent Xeon Phi code optimization successes, incl. usability, scalability and productivity. Slides of presentation "Earthquake Simulations on the Intel Xeon Phi Processor" at the SC17 conference Following a series of five short talks, the BoF will conclude with an interactive panel discussion and a community Q&A session. The detailed program reads as follows:

Time Type Description
5:15 - 5:20 Welcome (Hai Ah Nam, Los Alamos National Laboratory, IXPUG Steering Committee)
5:20 - 5:30 Keynote Intel Xeon Phi Roadmap Update (Thor Sewell, Intel Director of Marketing)
5:30 - 5:40 Invited Speaker A QCD Performance Portability Study using Kokkos (Balint Joo, Jefferson Lab)
5:40 - 5:50 Invited Speaker 45-Qubit Quantum Simulations on Intel Xeon Phi (Thomas Haner, ETH Zurich)
5:50 - 6:00 Invited Speaker MPI/OpenMP Parallelization of GAMESS on KNL (Yury Alekseev, Argonne National Laboratory)
6:00 - 6:10 Invited Speaker Earthquake Simulations on Intel Xeon Phi (Alex Heinecke, Intel)
6:10 - 6:25 Panel Session with Invited Speakers Moderator: Doug Doerfler, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)
6:25 - 6:40 Community Q&A Session Moderator: Estela Suarez, Forschungszentrum Juelich)
6:40 - 6:45 Closing  

As usual, EDGE’s slides are available from the assets repository.

2017 IXPUG US Annual Meeting

2013 is the year when the Intel Xeon Phi Users Group (IXPUG) met for the first time. Venue of the meeting was the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), at that time home of the sixth fastest supercomputer and Intel Xeon Phi (Knights Corner) accelerated Stampede.

Slides of presentation "Harnessing the Intel Xeon Phi x200 Processor for Earthquake Simulations" at the 2017 IXPUG US Annual Meeting

Now, four years later, the newest open science flagship supercomputer at TACC, Stampede2, features 4,200 Xeon Phi (Knights Landing) nodes and just entered production. At the same time, the IXPUG US Annual Meeting returns to Austin, TX. Starting on Tuesday (09/26/17), the three-day event brings, once again, together the community surrounding Xeon Phi.

EDGE is part of the presentation “Harnessing the Intel Xeon Phi x200 Processor for Earthquake Simulations”. Here, we share best practices and lessons learned on the Phi side of the code. For those of you, who can’t make it to Austin: The slides are already in EDGE’s assets repository. Additionally, details on remote participation are available through the event’s homepage.

HPCWire Readers' Choice Awards

EDGE is nominated for the 2017 edition of the HPCWire Readers’ Choice Awards. Competition is tough and your vote counts!

2017 Annual HPCwire Readers’ Choice Awards

Support EDGE by voting for SDSC and SCEC in the following category:

20. Top HPC-Enabled Scientific Achievement

SDSC, Southern California Earthquake Center achieve 10.4 double-precision petaflops seismic record on new Cori Phase II supercomputer at NERSC.

Not convinced yet? All details of the achievement are described in our ISC17 paper.


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