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Implementing an IBM High-Performance Computing Solution on IBM POWER8

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 15 September 2015

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ISBN-10: 0738440930
ISBN-13: 9780738440934
IBM Form #: SG24-8263-00

Authors: Dino Quintero, Wei Li, Wainer dos Santos Moschetta, Mauricio Faria de Oliveira and Alexander Pozdneev

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication documents and addresses topics to provide step-by-step programming concepts to tune the applications to use IBM POWER8® hardware architecture with the technical computing software stack. This publication explores, tests, and documents how to implement an IBM high-performance computing (HPC) solution on POWER8 by using IBM technical innovations to help solve challenging scientific, technical, and business problems.

    This book demonstrates and documents that the combination of IBM HPC hardware and software solutions delivers significant value to technical computing clients in need of cost-effective, highly scalable, and robust solutions.

    This book targets technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) who are responsible for delivering cost-effective HPC solutions that help uncover insights among clients' data so that they can act to optimize business results, product development, and scientific discoveries.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Planning for your high-performance computing environment

    Chapter 3. Software deployment and configuration

    Chapter 4. Cluster monitoring

    Chapter 5. Application development

    Chapter 6. Running applications

    Chapter 7. Tuning and debugging applications

    Chapter 8. NVIDIA CUDA on IBM POWER8

    Appendix A. Problem determination

    Appendix B. Useful commands

    Appendix C. IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler LoadLeveler to IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility migration

    Appendix D. Applications and performance


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