A multilevel approach to algorithm and software design for exaflops supercomputers

Authors

  • B.M. Glinskiy The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS)
  • I.M. Kulikov The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS)
  • A.V. Snytnikov The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS)
  • I.G. Chernykh The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS)
  • D.V. Weins The Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics of SB RAS (ICM&MG SB RAS) https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3909-5249

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26089/NumMet.v16r451

Keywords:

exascale computing, co-design, energy efficiency, agent simulation

Abstract

A strategy is proposed for the development of algorithms and software for exaflops supercomputers. This strategy consists of three stages. The first stage is the co-design understood as considering the architecture of the supercomputer at all steps of the development of the code. The second stage is the forward-looking development of algorithms and software for the most promising exaflops supercomputers. The forward-looking development is based on the simulation of the algorithm behavior within a given supercomputer architecture. The third stage is the estimation of energy efficiency of the algorithm with various implementations for a particular architecture or for different supercomputer architectures. The proposed approach is illustrated by the examples of solving two problems from astrophysics and plasma physics.

Author Biographies

B.M. Glinskiy

I.M. Kulikov

A.V. Snytnikov

I.G. Chernykh

D.V. Weins

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Published

21-09-2015

How to Cite

Глинский Б.М., Куликов И.М., Снытников А.В., Черных И.Г., Винс Д.В. A Multilevel Approach to Algorithm and Software Design for Exaflops Supercomputers // Numerical Methods and Programming (Vychislitel’nye Metody i Programmirovanie). 2015. 16. 543-556. doi 10.26089/NumMet.v16r451

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Section 1. Numerical methods and applications

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