A Distributed CPU-GPU Sparse Direct Solver

@inproceedings{Sao2014ADC,
  title={A Distributed CPU-GPU Sparse Direct Solver},
  author={Piyush Sao and Richard W. Vuduc and Xiaoye S. Li},
  booktitle={Euro-Par},
  year={2014}
}
This paper presents the first hybrid MPI+OpenMP+CUDA implementation of a distributed memory right-looking unsymmetric sparse direct solver (i.e., sparse LU factorization) that uses static pivoting. While BLAS calls can account for more than 40% of the overall factorization time, the difficulty is that small problem sizes dominate the workload, making efficient GPU utilization challenging. This fact motivates our approach, which is to find ways to aggregate collections of small BLAS operations… CONTINUE READING
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