LSPP 2008, Miami Florida

Workshop on


Large-Scale Parallel Processing (LSPP)


Friday 29th May, 2009


Invited Keynote Presentation

8:30 MareIncognito: a perspective towards exascale
Jesus Labarta, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain.


Session 1: Vector Processors

9:30 The world's fastest CPU and SMP node: Some performance results from the NEC SX-9,
T. Zeiser, G. Hager, G. Wellein, University of Erlangen

10:00 Coffee Break

Session 2: Highly Threaded Systems

10:30 GPU Acceleration of Zernike moments for Large-scale Images,
M. Ujaldon, University of Malaga

11:00 Harnessing the Power of idle GPUs for Acceleration of Biological Sequence Alignment
F. Ino, Y. Kotani, K. Hagihara, Osaka University

11:30 Application Profiling on Cell-based Clusters,
H. Dursun, K.J. Barker, D.J. Kerbyson, S. Pakin, Los Alamos National Laboratory

12:00 Lunch Break

Session 3: Networks

1:30 Non-Uniform Fat-Meshes for Chip Multiprocessors
Y. Zhang, A.K. Jones, University of Pittsburgh

2:00 An Evaluative Study on the Effect of Contention on Message Latencies in Large Supercomputers
A. Bhatele, L. Kale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2:30 The Impact of Network Noise on Large-Scale Communication Performance
T. Hoefler, T. Schneider, A. Lumsdaine, Indiana University

3:00 Coffee Break

Session 4: Large-scale Systems

3:30 Performance Analysis and Projections for Petascale Applications on Cray XT Series Systems
S.R. Alam, R.F. Barrett, J.A. Kuehn, S.W. Poole, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

4:00 Large Scale Experiment and Optimization of a Distributed Stochastic Control Algorithm. Application to Energy Management Problems
P. Vezolle, S. Vialle, X. Warin, IBM Deep Computing Europe, SUPELEC, EDF, and INRIA

4:30 Performance Modeling in Action: Performance Prediction of a Cray XT4 System during Upgrade
K.J. Barker, K. Davis, D.J. Kerbyson, Los Alamos National Laboratory

5:00 Closing Remarks


Organized by: Darren J. Kerbyson, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Ram Rajamony, IBM Austin Research Labs
Charles Weems, University of Maschusetts, Amhurst