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Abstract The POWER8 processor is the latest RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computer) microprocessor from IBM and the first processor supporting the new OpenPOWER software environment.   Power8 was designed to deliver unprecedented performance for emerging workloads, such as Business Analytics and Big Data applications, Cloud computing...

Speakers:  Bruce D’Amora and Gordon Fossum Organization: IBM T.J. Watson Research, Data Centric Systems Group Abstract The traditional workflow for high-performance computing simulation and analytics is to prepare the input data set, run a simulation, and visualize the results as a post-processing step. This process generally requires multiple...

Objective To show-case a broadly relevant data center application on FPGAs and OpenPOWER and the benefits it can bring To demonstrate the advantages that OpenPOWER’s shared virtual memory concept offers To entice partner companies to develop infrastructure and more sophisticated designs on top of our FPGA-based accelerator card Abstract Distributed...

Presentation Objectives Invited to participate in OpenPOWER Foundation, TYAN developed the OpenPOWER reference board following the spirit of innovation and collaboration that defines the OpenPOWER architecture. In addition, TYAN contribute the associate reference design to the community. In the presentation, TYAN would like to share our...

Introduction to Authors Mao Qiu Yin: Male, Teamsun, Director Zhiqiang Tian: Male, Teamsun, SW Developer Background The computer system security problem is more and more emphasized by the Chinese government and it has created its own security standards. OpenPOWER as a new open platform, it urgently needs to achieve...

Author: Chandler Wilkerson, Rice University Objective To describe the challenges and lessons learned while installing the IBM Power Ready Platform for Genomic Workflow Acceleration on new IBM POWER8 hardware. Abstract Migrating any workflow to a new hardware platform generates challenges and requires adaptability. With the transition from POWER7 to POWER8,...

Speaker Mr. Zhu Ya Dong, Chairman of PowerCore, China, Platinum Member of OpenPOWER Foundation Objective The objective is to position China POWER Technology Alliance (CPTA) as a mechanism to help global OpenPOWER Foundation members engage with China organizations on POWER-based implementations in China. Abstract OpenPOWER ecosystem has grown fast in...

Presentation objective PGI Fortran, C and C++ compilers & tools are used on Linux/x86 processor-based systems at over 5000 high-performance computing (HPC) sites around the world.  They are distinguished by HPC-focused optimizations including automatic SIMD vectorization, and extensive support for parallel and accelerator programming models and languages...