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Lattice Quantum ChromoDynamics (QCD), and by extension its parent field, Lattice Gauge Theory (LGT), make up a significant fraction of supercomputing cycles worldwide. As such, it would be irresponsible not to evaluate machines' suitability for such applications. To this end, a benchmark has been developed to assess the performance of LGT applications on modern HPC platforms. Distinct from previous QCD-based benchmarks, this allows probing the behaviour of a variety of theories, which allows varying the ratio of demands between on-node computations and inter-node communications. The results of testing this benchmark on various recent HPC platforms are presented, and directions for future development are discussed.
|Title of host publication||2016 International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation, HPCS 2016|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Sep 2016|
|Event||14th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation, HPCS 2016 - Innsbruck, Austria|
Duration: 18 Jul 2016 → 22 Jul 2016
|Conference||14th International Conference on High Performance Computing and Simulation, HPCS 2016|
|Period||18/07/16 → 22/07/16|
- beyond the standard model
- quantum chromodynamics
- Xeon Phi
1/01/15 → 31/12/19
Ball, R., Berera, A., Boyle, P., Callison-Burch, C., Del Debbio, L., Gardi, E., Kennedy, A., O'Connell, D., Zwicky, R., Berera, A., Boyle, P., Buckley, A., Del Debbio, L., Gardi, E., Horsley, R., Kennedy, A., Kenway, R., O'Connell, D., Smillie, J. & Zwicky, R.
1/10/14 → 30/09/18