Performance Modeling, Benchmarking and Simulation 
of High Performance Computer Systems (PMBS16) 

held as part of ACM/IEEE Supercomputing 2016 (SC16), Salt Lake City, UT, USA

7th International Workshop in

Session 1: Machine Benchmarking and Evaluation
Chair: Stephen Jarvis

9:00 - 9:30
HPC Benchmarking: Problem Size Matters
 [abstract] [paper]

Vladimir Marjanović, José Gracia, Colin W. Glass
High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart, University of Stuttgart, Germany

9:30 - 10:00
An Evaluation of Network Architectures for Next Generation Supercomputers
 [abstract] [paper]

Dong Chen, Philip Heidelberger, Craig Stunkel, Yutaka Sugawara
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY

Cyriel Minkenberg, German Rodriguez
Rockley Photonics, Switzerland

Bogdan Prisacari
ETH Zürich, Switzerland

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

Session 2: Performance Modeling
Chair: Doug Doerfler

10:30 - 11:00
A Performance Model for Allocating the Parallelism in a Multigrid-in-Time Solver
 [abstract] [paper]

Hormozd Gahvari, Veselin A. Dobrev, Robert D. Falgout, Tzanio V. Kolev, Jacob B. Schroder, Martin Schulz, Ulrike Meier Yang
Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

11:00 - 11:30
Data-driven Performance Modeling of Linear Solvers for Sparse Matrices
 [abstract] [paper]

Jae-Seung Yeom, Jayaraman J. Thiagarajan, Abhinav Bhatele, Tzanio Kolev
Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Greg Bronevetsky
Google, Inc., Mountain View, CA

Session 3: Late-breaking Research and Preliminary Techniques
Chair: Steven Wright

11:30 - 11:50
Phase Recognition from Power Traces of HPC Workloads
 [abstract] [paper]

Joseph Granados, Jake Probst, Nick Armour, Jeff Bahns, Suzanne Rivoire
Department of Computer Science, Sonoma State University, CA

Chang-Hsing Hsu
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

11:50 - 12:10
GEOPM: A Vehicle for HPC Community Collaboration Toward Co-Designed Energy Management Solutions
 [abstract] [paper]

Jonathan Eastep, Steve Sylvester, Christopher Cantalupo, Federico Ardanaz, Brad Geltz, Asma Al-Rawi, Fuat Keceli, Kelly Livingston
Advanced Strategy and Execution, Data Center Group, Intel Corporation

12:10 - 12:30
A Metric for Performance Portability
 [abstract] [paper]

Simon John Pennycook, Jason Sewall, Victor Lee
Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

Session 4: Accelerators and Co-processors
Chair: Satheesh Maheswaran

13:30 - 14:00
Evaluating and Optimizing the NERSC Workload on Knights Landing
 [abstract] [paper]

Taylor Barnes, Brandon Cook, Jack Deslippe, Douglas Doerfler, Brian Friesen, Yun (Helen) He, Thorsten Kurth, Tuomas Koskela, Mathieu Lobet, Tareq Malas, Leonid Oliker, Andrey Ovsyannikov, Abhinav Sarje, Jean-Luc Vay, Henri Vincenti, Samuel Williams
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

Pierre Carrier, Nathan Wichmann, Marcus Wagner
Cray Inc., Seattle, WA

Paul Kent
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Christopher Kerr, John Dennis
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Bolder, CO

14:00 - 14:30
Performance Analysis and Optimization of Clang's OpenMP 4.5 GPU Support
 [abstract] [paper]

Matt Martineau, Simon McIntosh-Smith
University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Carlo Bertolli, Arpith C. Jacob, Samuel F. Antao, Alexandre Eichenberger, Gheorghe-Teodor Bercea, Tong Chen, Tian Jin, Kevin O'Brien, Georgios Rokos, Hyojin Sung, Zehra Sura
IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY

14:30 - 15:00
Effective Use of Large High-Bandwidth Memory Caches in HPC Stencil Computation via Temporal Wave-Front Tiling
 [abstract] [paper]

Charles Yount
Intel Corporation, Santa Clara, CA

Alejandro Duran
Intel Corporation Iberia, Spain

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

Session 5: Performance Modeling and Simulation
Chair: Guido Juckeland

15:30 - 16:00
Static Cost Estimation for Data Layout Selection on GPUs
 [abstract] [paper]

Yuhan Peng, Max Grossman, Vivek Sarkar
Department of Computer Science Rice University Houston, TX

16:00 - 16:30
Visual Data-Analytics of Large-Scale Parallel Discrete-Event Simulations
 [abstract] [paper]

Caitlin Ross, Christopher D. Carothers
Computer Science Department Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY

Misbah Mubarak, Philip Carns, Robert Ross
Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL

Jianping Kelvin Li and Kwan-Liu Ma
Computer Science Department University of California, Davis, CA

Session 6: Benchmarking with Proxy- and Mini-applications
Chair: Simon Hammond

16:30 - 17:00
Enabling Work Migration in CoMD to Study Dynamic Load Imbalance Solutions
 [abstract] [paper]

Olga Pearce, David F. Richards
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Hadia Ahmed
Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL

Rasmus W. Larsen
Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

17:00 - 17:30
Reproducible Stencil Compiler Benchmarks Using PROVA!
 [abstract] [paper]

Danilo Guerrera, Helmar Burkhart, Antonio Maffia
University of Basel, Switzerland

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