Advanced parallel programming models research and development opportunities.

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There is currently a large research and development effort within the high-performance computing community on advanced parallel programming models. This research can potentially have an impact on parallel applications, system software, and computing architectures in the next several years. Given Sandia's expertise and unique perspective in these areas, particularly on very large-scale systems, there are many areas in which Sandia can contribute to this effort. This technical report provides a survey of past and present parallel programming model research projects and provides a detailed description of the Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) programming model. The PGAS model may offer several ... continued below

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Wen, Zhaofang. & Brightwell, Ronald Brian July 1, 2004.

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There is currently a large research and development effort within the high-performance computing community on advanced parallel programming models. This research can potentially have an impact on parallel applications, system software, and computing architectures in the next several years. Given Sandia's expertise and unique perspective in these areas, particularly on very large-scale systems, there are many areas in which Sandia can contribute to this effort. This technical report provides a survey of past and present parallel programming model research projects and provides a detailed description of the Partitioned Global Address Space (PGAS) programming model. The PGAS model may offer several improvements over the traditional distributed memory message passing model, which is the dominant model currently being used at Sandia. This technical report discusses these potential benefits and outlines specific areas where Sandia's expertise could contribute to current research activities. In particular, we describe several projects in the areas of high-performance networking, operating systems and parallel runtime systems, compilers, application development, and performance evaluation.

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  • Report No.: SAND2004-3485
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • DOI: 10.2172/919129 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 919129
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc885893

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Wen, Zhaofang. & Brightwell, Ronald Brian. Advanced parallel programming models research and development opportunities., report, July 1, 2004; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc885893/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.