Transparent offloading of computational hotspots from binary code to Xeon Phi

@article{Damschen2015TransparentOO,
  title={Transparent offloading of computational hotspots from binary code to Xeon Phi},
  author={Marvin Damschen and Heinrich Riebler and Gavin Vaz and Christian Plessl},
  journal={2015 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE)},
  year={2015},
  pages={1078-1083}
}
In this paper, we study how binary applications can be transparently accelerated with novel heterogeneous computing resources without requiring any manual porting or developer-provided hints. Our work is based on Binary Acceleration At Runtime (BAAR), our previously introduced binary acceleration mechanism that uses the LLVM Compiler Infrastructure. BAAR is designed as a client-server architecture. The client runs the program to be accelerated in an environment, which allows program analysis… CONTINUE READING

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