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The Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor: What is it and why should I care? Part 2: Getting even more parallelism

TITLE: “The Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor: What is it and why should I care?”

PART 2: “Getting even more parallelism”

Authored by Taylor IoT Kidd Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:23
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Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor Power Management Part 1: P-States, Reducing power consumption without impacting performance

Right up front, I am going to tell you that P-states are irrelevant, meaning they will not impact the performance of your HPC application.

Authored by Taylor IoT Kidd Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:25
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Title: “Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor Power Management Part 2b: Package C-States, The Details”

After gating the clocks of every one of the cores, what other techniques can you use to get even more power savings. Here’s a trivial and admittedly flippant example of what you could do: unplug the processor. You’d be using no power, though the disadvantages of pulling the power plug are pretty obvious. A better idea is to selectively shutdown the more global components of the processor in such...
Authored by Taylor IoT Kidd Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:22
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Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor Power Management Turbo Part 1: What is turbo? And how will it affect my horsepower?

INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE:

This is the first of a series of blogs looking at Turbo: What it is and how it impacts software.

Authored by Taylor IoT Kidd Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:20
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C-States, P-States, where the heck are those T-States?

I had an interesting question come across my desk a few days ago: “Is it still worthwhile to understand T-states?” My first response was to think, “Huh? What the heck is a T-state?”

Authored by Taylor IoT Kidd Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:21
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Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor Power Management Turbo Part 2: Hot and Cold Running Silicon

The previous blog in this series, “Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor Power Management Turbo Part 1: What is turbo?

Authored by Taylor IoT Kidd Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:22
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Power Configuration Part 0: Introduction: Yikes, there is a lot that is not documented

I was hoping to write a brief two part overview of how to configure the various power settings for the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor.

Authored by Taylor IoT Kidd Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:19
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Quick Start Guides Published for the Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor Expert User

This is a short notice to let you know that two new articles have been published for the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor: * Quick Start Guide: For the Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor Administrator * Quick Start Guide: For the Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessor Developer The target of both of these guides is the expert user. Our assumption is that the expert user does not need to be told what to do, as he...
Authored by Taylor IoT Kidd Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:24
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