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An IPC-based Dynamic Cooperative Thread Array Scheduling Scheme for GPUs
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 Title & Authors
An IPC-based Dynamic Cooperative Thread Array Scheduling Scheme for GPUs
Son, Dong Oh; Kim, Jong Myon; Kim, Cheol Hong;
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 Abstract
Recently, many research groups have focused on GPGPUs in order to improve the performance of computing systems. GPGPUs can execute general-purpose applications as well as graphics applications by using parallel GPU hardware resources. GPGPUs can process thousands of threads based on warp scheduling and CTA scheduling. In this paper, we utilize the traditional CTA scheduler to assign a various number of CTAs to SMs. According to our simulation results, increasing the number of CTAs assigned to the SM statically does not improve the performance. To solve the problem in traditional CTA scheduling schemes, we propose a new IPC-based dynamic CTA scheduling scheme. Compared to traditional CTA scheduling schemes, the proposed dynamic CTA scheduling scheme can increase the GPU performance by up to 13.1%.
 Keywords
General Purpose computation on the Graphics Processing Unit;Cooperative Thread Array Scheduling Schemes;Performance;Parallelism;
 Language
Korean
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