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Performance Characterization of Tachyon Supercomputer using Hybrid Multi-zone NAS Parallel Benchmarks

하이브리드 병렬 프로그램을 이용한 타키온 슈퍼컴퓨터의 성능

  • 박남규 (충북대학교 컴퓨터공학과) ;
  • 정윤수 (한남대학교 산업기술연구소) ;
  • 이홍석 (한국과학기술정보연구원 슈퍼컴퓨팅본부)
  • Published : 2010.01.30

Abstract

Tachyon primary system which introduces recently is a high performance supercomputer that composed with AMD Barcelona nodes. In this paper, we will verify the performance and parallel scalability of TachyonIn by using multi-zone NAS Parallel Benchmark(NPB) which is one of a program with hybrid parallel method. To test performance of hybrid parallel execution, B and C classes of BT-MZ in NPB version 3.3 were used. And the parallel scalability test has finished with Tachyon's 1024 processes. It is the first time in Korea to get a result of hybrid parallel computing calculation using more than 1024 processes. Hybrid parallel method in high performance computing system with multi-core technology like Tachyon describes that it can be very efficient and useful parallel performance benchmarks.

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