Status of the QPACE project

H. Baier, H. Boettiger, M. Drochner, N. Eicker, U. Fischer, Z. Fodor, G. Goldrian, S. Heybrock, D. Hierl, T. Huth, B. Krill, J. Lauritsen, T. Lippert, T. Maurer, J. McFadden, N. Meyer, A. Nobile, I. Ouda, M. Pivanti, D. PleiterA. Schäfer, H. Schick, F. Schifano, H. Simma, S. Solbrig, T. Streuer, K. H. Sulanke, R. Tripiccione, T. Wettig, F. Winter

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Abstract

We give an overview of the QPACE project, which is pursuing the development of a massively parallel, scalable supercomputer for LQCD. The machine is a three-dimensional torus of identical processing nodes, based on the PowerXCell 8i processor. The nodes are connected by an FPGA-based, application-optimized network processor attached to the PowerXCell 8i processor. We present a performance analysis of lattice QCD codes on QPACE and corresponding hardware benchmarks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalProceedings of Science
Volume66
StatePublished - 2008
Event26th International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, LATTICE 2008 - Williamsburg, United States
Duration: Jul 14 2008Jul 19 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General

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