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Performance tuning of scientific applications [electronic resource] / edited by David H. Bailey, Robert F. Lucas, Samuel W. Williams.

Contributor(s): Bailey, David H | Lucas, Robert F | Williams, Samuel Watkins.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Chapman & Hall/CRC computational science series: 11.Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2011Description: ix, 381 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.).ISBN: 9781439815700 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Science -- Data processing -- Evaluation | Electronic digital computers -- Evaluation | System design -- Evaluation | Science -- Computer programsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: No titleOnline resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access. Also available in print edition.
Contents:
1. Introduction / David H. Bailey -- 2. Parallel computer architecture / Samuel W. Williams and David H. Bailey -- 3. Software interfaces to hardware counters / Shirley V. Moore, Daniel K. Terpstra, and Vincent M. Weaver -- 4. Measurement and analysis of parallel program performance using TAU and HPCToolkit / Allen D. Malony, John Mellor-Crummey, and Sameer S. Shende -- 5. Trace-based tools / Jesus Labarta -- 6. Large-scale numerical simulations on high-end computational platforms / Leonid Oliker ... [et al.] -- 7. Performance modeling : the convolution approach / David H. Bailey, Allan Snavely, and Laura Carrington -- 8. Analytic modeling for memory access patterns based on Apex-MAP / Erich Strohmaier, Hongzhang Shan, and Khaled Ibrahim -- 9. The roofline model / Samuel W. Williams -- 10. End-to-end auto-tuning with active harmony / Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth and Ananta Tiwari -- 11. Languages and compilers for auto-tuning / Mary Hall and Jacqueline Chame -- 12. Empirical performance tuning of dense linear algebra software / Jack Dongarra and Shirley Moore -- 13. Auto-tuning memory-intensive kernels for multicore / Samuel W. Williams ... [et al.] -- 14. Flexible tools supporting a scalable first-principles MD code / Bronis R. de Supinski, Martin Schulz, and Erik W. Draeger -- 15. The community climate system model / Patrick H. Worley -- 16. Tuning an electronic structure code / David H. Bailey ... [et al.].
Summary: "This book presents an overview of recent research and applications in computer system performance for scientific and high performance computing. After a brief introduction to the field of scientific computer performance, the text provides comprehensive coverage of performance measurement and tools, performance modeling, and automatic performance tuning. It also includes performance tools and techniques for real-world scientific applications. Various chapters address such topics as performance benchmarks, hardware performance counters, the PMaC modeling system, source code-based performance modeling, climate modeling codes, automatic tuning with ATLAS, and much more"-- Provided by publisher.
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"A Chapman & Hall book."

Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-376) and index.

1. Introduction / David H. Bailey -- 2. Parallel computer architecture / Samuel W. Williams and David H. Bailey -- 3. Software interfaces to hardware counters / Shirley V. Moore, Daniel K. Terpstra, and Vincent M. Weaver -- 4. Measurement and analysis of parallel program performance using TAU and HPCToolkit / Allen D. Malony, John Mellor-Crummey, and Sameer S. Shende -- 5. Trace-based tools / Jesus Labarta -- 6. Large-scale numerical simulations on high-end computational platforms / Leonid Oliker ... [et al.] -- 7. Performance modeling : the convolution approach / David H. Bailey, Allan Snavely, and Laura Carrington -- 8. Analytic modeling for memory access patterns based on Apex-MAP / Erich Strohmaier, Hongzhang Shan, and Khaled Ibrahim -- 9. The roofline model / Samuel W. Williams -- 10. End-to-end auto-tuning with active harmony / Jeffrey K. Hollingsworth and Ananta Tiwari -- 11. Languages and compilers for auto-tuning / Mary Hall and Jacqueline Chame -- 12. Empirical performance tuning of dense linear algebra software / Jack Dongarra and Shirley Moore -- 13. Auto-tuning memory-intensive kernels for multicore / Samuel W. Williams ... [et al.] -- 14. Flexible tools supporting a scalable first-principles MD code / Bronis R. de Supinski, Martin Schulz, and Erik W. Draeger -- 15. The community climate system model / Patrick H. Worley -- 16. Tuning an electronic structure code / David H. Bailey ... [et al.].

"This book presents an overview of recent research and applications in computer system performance for scientific and high performance computing. After a brief introduction to the field of scientific computer performance, the text provides comprehensive coverage of performance measurement and tools, performance modeling, and automatic performance tuning. It also includes performance tools and techniques for real-world scientific applications. Various chapters address such topics as performance benchmarks, hardware performance counters, the PMaC modeling system, source code-based performance modeling, climate modeling codes, automatic tuning with ATLAS, and much more"-- Provided by publisher.

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