Yep. Here is another blog series from yours truly. Unfortunately, it will delay my long awaited – at least by me – discussion on measuring power.
Here is a rough outline for the blogs:
We had an ask from one of the various "Birds of a Feather" meetings Intel® holds at venues such as at the Super Computing* (SC) and International Super Computing* (ISC) conferences.
Unlike a lot of previous recent blogs, this series is about power management in general. At the very end of the series, I’ll write specifically about the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor.
Power management policy has evolved over the years.
By Taylor Kidd, Intel Corporation
This article is essentially a collection of blogs I wrote on the same subject. The differences are simply a degree of formalism.
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
Before we start, I will use the next two blogs to clear up some terminology. If you are familiar with these concepts, I give you permission to jump to the next section.
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.
Since that brief aside on terminology is out of the way, let us continue with the kitchen analogy.