Note to the following University of Tennessee posts

The following posts are exact copies of entries to the University of Tennessee Blog on the previous Windowshpc portal site. I added the author’s name in the beginning of each entry and edited the posting dates to reflect the original date of the entry.   Michael ColeProject Manager/Site Administrator


Epilog Tracing library ported to CCS

posted Thursday, March 29, 2007 7:54 PM by dongarra | 0 Comments The Epilog tracing library (part of the KOJAK toolset [1,2]) has been ported to the Microsoft Compute Cluster platform. The library can capture traces from MPI applications written in either FORTRAN or C/C++. The traces can be used to visualize and analyze the…


HPL on CCS at UT

posted Monday, February 19, 2007 7:08 PM by dongarra | 0 Comments High Performance Linpack (HPL)   The Top500 is a list computers ranked by their performance on the HPL Benchmark.   HPL is a software package that solves a (random) dense linear system in double   precision (64 bits) arithmetic on distributed-memory computers. It can thus be…


Numerical Algebra development with LAPACK and ScaLAPACK

posted Monday, February 19, 2007 2:18 PM by dongarra | 1 Comments Our work in this area includes LAPACK and ScaLAPACK. As part of this effort, development of the following algorithms and software continues and below we provide the current status and future plans for our linear algebra work with regard to the Windows CCS…


Performance Evaluation and Analysis with PAPI

posted Sunday, February 18, 2007 1:04 PM by dongarra | 1 Comments • PAPI  The Performance API (PAPI) project specifies a standard  application programming interface (API) for accessing hardware  performance counters available on most modern microprocessors.  PAPI provides portability across different platforms and uses  the same routines with similar argument lists to control and  access the…


UT MPI development with CCS

posted Saturday, February 17, 2007 2:53 PM by dongarra | 1 Comments • FT-MPI FT-MPI is a full 1.2 MPI specification implementation that provides process level fault tolerance at the MPI API level. FT-MPI has been developed in the frame of the HARNESS (Heterogeneous Adaptive Reconfigurable Networked SyStem) project with the goal of providing the end-user…


UT HPC Windows Cluster Update

posted Friday, February 16, 2007 7:55 PM by dongarra | 1 Comments  Since April of 2006, the cluster has been fully operational on-site at UT in the Innovative Computing Laboratory. Running genuine Windows software, this cluster continues to be used for significant testing and development of multiple HPC tools described in the following sections. Specifications…


HPC Institute, University of Tennessee – Project and Hardware

posted Friday, October 20, 2006 4:56 PM by DennisCr | 0 Comments High Performance Compute Clustering with Windows University of Tennessee Innovative Computing Laboratory Computer Science Department Jack Dongarra Windows Cluster Project   People Jack Dongarra George Bosilca Dave Cronk Julien Langou Piotr Luszczek   Projects: 1.     Numerical Linear Algebra Algorithms and Software a.     LAPACK,…