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How to use a GPU for HPC?

asked 2019-05-31 21:43:25 -0500

updated 2019-05-31 21:44:28 -0500

From a sage code parallelized with map_reduce, what should be done for the computation to use a GPU (for high performance computing)?

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answered 2019-06-06 14:33:39 -0500

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I don't think GPU are tailored for those kind of computation. That is GPU are mostly designed to do embarasingly parallel (ie: flat) number crunching, whereas the map reduce I wrote in Sage solve highly recursive parallel problem. Those are very different kinds of problems which need very different load balancing algorithms.

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