Applications

  • James H. Laros III
  • Kevin Pedretti
  • Suzanne M. Kelly
  • Wei Shu
  • Kurt Ferreira
  • John Vandyke
  • Courtenay Vaughan
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)

Abstract

The applications used in the experiments contained in this book were primarily selected based on their importance to the three Department of Energy (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) nuclear weapons laboratories (Sandia, Los Alamos, and Lawrence Livermore). As part of the procurement of Cielo, (DOE/NNSA’s most recent High Performance Computing (HPC) capability platform (2010)) each laboratory in the Tri-Lab complex specified two production scientific computing applications that would be used in the acceptance phase of the procurement of Cielo. These applications are herein referred to as the 6X applications (due to the requirement they, on average, must perform six times faster on Cielo, not that there are six applications). The 6X applications include: SAGE, CTH, AMG2006, xNOBEL, UMT, and Charon. In addition to the 6X applications LAMMPS, another production DOE application, and two synthetic benchmarks, HPL and Pallas were used. The following sections provide short descriptions of each application.

Keywords

Explosive Meso 

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© James H. Laros III 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • James H. Laros III
    • 1
  • Kevin Pedretti
    • 1
  • Suzanne M. Kelly
    • 1
  • Wei Shu
    • 2
  • Kurt Ferreira
    • 1
  • John Vandyke
    • 1
  • Courtenay Vaughan
    • 1
  1. 1.Sandia National LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA
  2. 2.Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentUniversity of New MexicoAlbuquerqueUSA

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