Performance Modeling, Benchmarking and Simulation 
of High Performance Computer Systems (PMBS18) 

held as part of ACM/IEEE Supercomputing 2018 (SC18), Dallas, TX, USA

9th IEEE International Workshop on

Welcome to PMBS 2018
12th November 2018
Location: D165

Session 1: HPC Interconnects
Chair: Stephen Jarvis

9:00 - 9:30
Improving MPI Reduction Performance for Manycore Architectures with OpenMP and Compression
  [abstract] [presentation]

Hongzhang Shan, Samuel Williams
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

Calvin W. Johnson
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

9:30 - 10:00
Exploring and Quantifying How Communication Behaviors in Proxies Relate to Real Applications

Omar Aazi, Jeanine Cook, Courtenay Vaughan
Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM

Jonathan Cook
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break

Session 2: Machine/Deep Learning
Chair: Sebastiano Fabio Schifano

10:30 - 11:00
Deep Learning at Scale on NVIDIA V100 Accelerators
  [abstract] [presentation]

Rengan Xu, Frank Han, Quy Ta
Dell EMC, Austin, TX

11:00 - 11:30
Benchmarking Machine Learning Methods for Performance Modeling of Scientific Applications
  [abstract] [presentation]

Preeti Malakar, Prasanna Balaprakash, Venkatram Vishwanath, Vitali Morozov, Kalyan Kumaran
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL

Session 3: Late-breaking Research and Preliminary Techniques
Chair: Prasanna Balaprakash

11:30 - 11:50
Algorithm Selection of MPI Collectives using Machine Learning Techniques

Sascha Hunold
TU Wien, Vienna, Austria

Alexandra Carpen-Amarie
Fraunhofer ITWM, Kaiserslautern, Germany

11:50 - 12:10
miniVite: A Graph Analytics Benchmarking Tool for Massively Parallel Systems
  [abstract] [presentation]

Sayan Ghosh, Ananth Kalyanaraman, Assefaw H. Gebremedhin
Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Manhantesh Halappanavar, Antonino Tumeo
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA

12:10 - 12:30
Unified Cross-Platform Profiling of Parallel C++ Applications
  [abstract] [presentation]

Vladyslav Kucher, Florian Fey, Sergei Gorlatch
University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 4: System Evaluation
Chair: Jesmin Jahan Tithi

14:00 - 14:30
A Metric for Evaluating Supercomputer Performance in the Era of Extreme Heterogeneity
  [abstract] [presentation]

Brian Austin, Chris Daley, Douglas Doerfler, Jack Deslippe, Brandon Cook, Brian Friesen, Thorsten Kurth, Charlene Yang, Nicholas J. Wright
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA

14:30 - 15:00
Evaluating SLURM Simulator with Real-Machine SLURM and Vice Versa
  [abstract] [presentation]

Ana Jokanovic, Marco D'Amico, Julita Corbalan
Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Barcelona, Spain

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break

Session 5: Performance
Chair: Steven Wright

15:30 - 16:00
Is Data Placement Optimization Still Relevant On Newer GPUs?
  [abstract] [presentation]

Md Abdullah Shahneous Bari
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Larisa Stoltzfus
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Pei-Hung Lin, Chunhua Liao, Murali Emani
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA

Barbara Chapman
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY

16:00 - 16:30
Approximating a Multi-Grid Solver
  [abstract] [presentation]

Valentin Le Fèvre
École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Lyon, France

Leonardo Bautista-Gomez, Osman Unsal, Marc Casas
Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Barcelona, Spain

Session 6: Simulation and Prediction
Chair: John Pennycook

16:30 - 17:00
Evaluating the Impact of Spiking Neural Network Traffic on Extreme-Scale Hybrid Systems
  [abstract] [presentation]

Noah Wolfe, Mark Plagge, Christopher D. Carothers
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Misbah Mubarak, Robert B. Ross
Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL

17:00 - 17:30
Automated Instruction Stream Throughput Prediction for Intel and AMD Microarchitectures
  [abstract] [presentation]

Jan Laukemann, Johannes Hofmann
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany

Julian Hammer, Georg Hager, Gerhard Wellein
Erlangen Regional Computing Center, Erlangen, Germany

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