Performance Analysis of an Astrophysical Simulation Code on the Intel Xeon Phi Architecture

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Noormofidi, Vahid; Atlas, Susan R.; Duan, Huaiyu;
(2015)
  • Subject: Computer Science - Distributed, Parallel, and Cluster Computing | D.2.8 | Computer Science - Computational Engineering, Finance, and Science | I.6.8 | D.1.3
    arxiv: Computer Science::Performance | Computer Science::Hardware Architecture | Computer Science::Mathematical Software | Computer Science::Distributed, Parallel, and Cluster Computing | Computer Science::Operating Systems
    acm: Software_PROGRAMMINGTECHNIQUES | ComputerSystemsOrganization_PROCESSORARCHITECTURES

We have developed the astrophysical simulation code XFLAT to study neutrino oscillations in supernovae. XFLAT is designed to utilize multiple levels of parallelism through MPI, OpenMP, and SIMD instructions (vectorization). It can run on both CPU and Xeon Phi co-process... View more
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