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unified platform for task scheduling on heterogeneous multicore architectures. HAL is a multidisciplinary open access archive for the deposit and dissemination of scientific research documents, whether they are published or not. The documents may come from teaching and research institutions in France or abroad, or from public or private research centers.(More)
The increasing numbers of cores, shared caches and memory nodes within machines introduces a complex hardware topology. High-performance computing applications now have to carefully adapt their placement and behavior according to the underlying hierarchy of hardware resources and their software affinities. We introduce the Hardware Locality (hwloc) software(More)
One of the major trends in the design of exascale architectures is the use of multicore nodes enhanced with GPU accelerators. Exploiting all resources of a hybrid accelerators-based node at their maximum potential is thus a fundamental step towards exascale computing. In this article, we present the design of a highly efficient QR factorization for such a(More)
To fully tap into the potential of heterogeneous machines composed of multicore processors and multiple accelerators, simple offloading approaches in which the main trunk of the application runs on regular cores while only specific parts are offloaded on accelerators are not sufficient. The real challenge is to build systems where the application would(More)
The now commonplace multi-core chips have introduced, by design, a deep hierarchy of memory and cache banks within parallel computers as a tradeoff between the user friendliness of shared memory on the one side, and memory access scalability and efficiency on the other side. However, to get high performance out of such machines requires a dynamic mapping of(More)
Approaching the theoretical performance of hierarchical multicore machines requires a very careful distribution of threads and data among the underlying non-uniform architecture in order to minimize cache misses and NUMA penalties. While it is acknowledged that OpenMP can enhance the quality of thread scheduling on such architectures in a portable way, by(More)
The ongoing hardware evolution exhibits an escalation in the number, as well as in the heterogeneity, of computing resources. The pressure to maintain reasonable levels of performance and portability forces application developers to leave the traditional programming paradigms and explore alternative solutions. PaStiX is a parallel sparse direct solver,(More)
In this chapter, we present a hybridization methodology for the development of linear algebra software for GPUs. The methodology is successfully used in MAGMA – a new generation of linear algebra libraries, similar in functionality to LAPACK, but extended for hybrid, GPU-based systems. Algorithms of interest are split into computational tasks. The tasks'(More)