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SHMEM-MT: A Benchmark Suite for Assessing Multi-threaded SHMEM Performance

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OpenSHMEM and Related Technologies. Enhancing OpenSHMEM for Hybrid Environments (OpenSHMEM 2016)

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OpenSHMEM is a popular one-sided communication library for high-performance computing systems developed around 2010 at the University of Houston [2]. It is becoming an increasingly popular programming model for next-generation HPC applications and systems because of its simple, intuitive interface and the proliferation of one-sided communication devices such as Infiniband [1]. Despite its increasing popularity, there are few benchmarks or mini-applications for evaluating and optimizing OpenSHMEM system software and hardware performance. This is particularly true for emerging multi-core and many-core systems on which OpenSHMEM is particularly important.

Sandia National Laboratories is a multiprogram laboratory managed and operated by Sandia Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin Corporation, for the United States Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration under contract DE-AC04-94AL85000.

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Weeks, H., Dosanjh, M.G.F., Bridges, P.G., Grant, R.E. (2016). SHMEM-MT: A Benchmark Suite for Assessing Multi-threaded SHMEM Performance. In: Gorentla Venkata, M., Imam, N., Pophale, S., Mintz, T. (eds) OpenSHMEM and Related Technologies. Enhancing OpenSHMEM for Hybrid Environments. OpenSHMEM 2016. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 10007. Springer, Cham.

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