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Title: Assessing Advanced Technology in CENATE

Abstract

PNNL's Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation (CENATE) is a new U.S. Department of Energy center whose mission is to assess and facilitate access to emerging computing technology. CENATE is assessing a range of advanced technologies, from evolutionary to disruptive. Technologies of interest include the processor socket (homogeneous and accelerated systems), memories (dynamic, static, memory cubes), motherboards, networks (network interface cards and switches), and input/output and storage devices. CENATE is developing a multi-perspective evaluation process based on integrating advanced system instrumentation, performance measurements, and modeling and simulation. We show evaluations of two emerging network technologies: silicon photonics interconnects and the Data Vortex network. CENATE's evaluation also addresses the question of which machine is best for a given workload under certain constraints. We show a performance-power tradeoff analysis of a well-known machine learning application on two systems.

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Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1339049
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-119257
KJ0402000
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS 2016), August 8-10, 2016, Long Beach, California
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Tallent, Nathan R., Barker, Kevin J., Gioiosa, Roberto, Marquez, Andres, Kestor, Gokcen, Song, Shuaiwen, Tumeo, Antonino, Kerbyson, Darren J., and Hoisie, Adolfy. Assessing Advanced Technology in CENATE. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1109/NAS.2016.7549392.
Tallent, Nathan R., Barker, Kevin J., Gioiosa, Roberto, Marquez, Andres, Kestor, Gokcen, Song, Shuaiwen, Tumeo, Antonino, Kerbyson, Darren J., & Hoisie, Adolfy. Assessing Advanced Technology in CENATE. United States. doi:10.1109/NAS.2016.7549392.
Tallent, Nathan R., Barker, Kevin J., Gioiosa, Roberto, Marquez, Andres, Kestor, Gokcen, Song, Shuaiwen, Tumeo, Antonino, Kerbyson, Darren J., and Hoisie, Adolfy. 2016. "Assessing Advanced Technology in CENATE". United States. doi:10.1109/NAS.2016.7549392.
@article{osti_1339049,
title = {Assessing Advanced Technology in CENATE},
author = {Tallent, Nathan R. and Barker, Kevin J. and Gioiosa, Roberto and Marquez, Andres and Kestor, Gokcen and Song, Shuaiwen and Tumeo, Antonino and Kerbyson, Darren J. and Hoisie, Adolfy},
abstractNote = {PNNL's Center for Advanced Technology Evaluation (CENATE) is a new U.S. Department of Energy center whose mission is to assess and facilitate access to emerging computing technology. CENATE is assessing a range of advanced technologies, from evolutionary to disruptive. Technologies of interest include the processor socket (homogeneous and accelerated systems), memories (dynamic, static, memory cubes), motherboards, networks (network interface cards and switches), and input/output and storage devices. CENATE is developing a multi-perspective evaluation process based on integrating advanced system instrumentation, performance measurements, and modeling and simulation. We show evaluations of two emerging network technologies: silicon photonics interconnects and the Data Vortex network. CENATE's evaluation also addresses the question of which machine is best for a given workload under certain constraints. We show a performance-power tradeoff analysis of a well-known machine learning application on two systems.},
doi = {10.1109/NAS.2016.7549392},
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place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 8
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