A multilevel approach to algorithm and software design for exaflops supercomputers


  • B.M. Glinskiy
  • I.M. Kulikov
  • A.V. Snytnikov
  • I.G. Chernykh
  • D.V. Weins


exascale computing
energy efficiency
agent simulation


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.





Section 1. Numerical methods and applications

Author Biographies

B.M. Glinskiy

I.M. Kulikov

A.V. Snytnikov

I.G. Chernykh

D.V. Weins


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