Recently, while profiling a workload on the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor using Intel Vtune, I ran across the following error:
The memory bandwidth of an application is an important metric to have at your fingertips when optimizing your application.
I don’t know if any of you have noticed but Intel® has a tendency to emphasize its own homegrown tools. This isn’t bad as Intel has some of the best.
Advanced Computer Concepts for the (Not So) Common Chef: Memory Hierarchy: Of Registers, Cache & Memory
After introducing this series of blogs, we established some
Since that brief aside on terminology is out of the way, let us continue with the kitchen analogy.
While talking to a very intelligent but non-engineer colleague, I found myself needing to explain the threading and other components of the current and next generation Intel® Xeon Phi™ archit
OF COURSE, I KNOW WHAT A THREAD IS….DON’T I?
Now that we know what a core is, let’s dive into another source of confusion.