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  • 1st BSC Doctoral Symposium : book of abstracts 

    Cucchietti, Fernando; Comes, Carles; Badia Moragas, Alba; Cabeza, Israel; Eguzkitza, Beatriz; Gifre Renom, Lluís; González, Santiago; Guevara, Marc; Hernández, Roger; Hussain, Tassadaq; Jiménez, Brian; Liu, Qixiao; Moal, Iain; Obiso, Vincenzo; Palavedu, Karthikeyan; Panic, Milos; Rajovic, Nikola; Royuela, Sara; Scaini, Chiara; Soret, Albert; Stipić, Srđjan; Strassburg, Janko; Valverde, Víctor; Villalba, Álvaro (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2014-05-26)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • 2013-2014 Severo Ochoa : Research Seminar Lectures at BSC : book of abstracts 

    Vázquez, Mariano; Goñi Macià, Ramon; Arís, Ruth; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Schutgens, Nick; Kranzlmüller, Dieter; Schulz, Martin; Shi, Yong; Strassburg, Janko; Faraboschi, Paolo; Aguado Sierra, Jazmín; Saen-Oon, Suwipa; Walker, Ross C.; Cetto, Raul; Suzumura, Toyotaro; Di Tomaso, Enza; Patt, Yale; Zoppè, Monica; Jeannot, Emmanel; Klasky, Scott A. (Barcelona Super Computer Center. Education & Training team, 2014-08-05)
    Conference report
    Open Access
  • A 3D-1D cardiac-vascular computational feedbacked model 

    Santiago, Alfonso; Vázquez, Mariano; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Aguado-Sierra, Jazmin; López, Mariña; Rivero, Matías I.; Blanco Sánchez, Pablo; Watanabe, Sansuke (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2015-05-05)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A first version of a cardiovascular coupled model is presented. The modelling tools are Alya, the BSC tool for biomechanical simulations; and ADAN55, the LNCC model of the arterial blood flow. The former solves the ...
  • Accelerating K-mer Frequency Counting with GPU and Non-Volatile Memory 

    Cadenelli, Nicola; Polo, Jordà; Carrera, David (IEEE, 2018-02-15)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The emergence of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms has increased the throughput of genomic sequencing and in turn the amount of data that needs to be processed, requiring highly efficient computation for its ...
  • Accurate ILP-Based Contention Modeling on Statically Scheduled Multicore Systems 

    Palomo, Xavier; Mezzetti, Enrico; Abella, Jaume; Bril, Reinder J.; Cazorla, Francisco J. (IEEE, 2019-06-24)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Commercially available Off The Shelf (COTS) multicores have been assessed as the baseline computing platform even in the most conservative real-time domains. Multicore contention arising on shared hardware resources, with ...
  • Adaptive and application dependant runtime guided hardware reconfiguration for the IBM POWER7 

    Prat Robles, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-09-04)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The aim of this project is to develop adaptive resource management systems for the im- provement of the power-performance metrics associated with the current and future IBM POWER-series microprocessors.
  • A Demo of FPGA Aggressive Voltage Downscaling: Power and Reliability Tradeoffs 

    Salami, Behzad; Unsal, Osman; Cristal Kestelman, Adrián (IEEE, 2018-12-06)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The power consumption of digital circuits, e.g., Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), is directly related to their operating supply voltages. On the other hand, usually, chip vendors introduce a conservative voltage ...
  • Advanced Performance Analysis of HPC Workloads on Cavium ThunderX 

    Calore, Enrico; Mantovani, Filippo; Ruiz, Daniel (IEEE, 2018)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The interest towards Arm based platforms as HPC solutions increased significantly during the last 5 years. In this paper we show that, in contrast to the early days of pioneer tests, several application performance analysis ...
  • A framework for multidimensional indexes on distributed and highly-available data stores 

    Cugnasco, Cesare; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2015-05-05)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    No-relational databases are nowadays a common solution when dealing with a huge data set and massive query workload. These systems have been redesigned from scratch in order to achieve scalability and availability at ...
  • A Functional Safety OpenMP∗ for Critical Real-Time Embedded Systems 

    Royuela, Sara; Duran, Alejandro; Serrano, Maria A.; Quiñones, Eduardo; Martorell, Xavier (Springer, 2017-08-17)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    OpenMP* has recently gained attention in the embedded domain by virtue of the augmentations implemented in the last specification. Yet, the language has a minimal impact in the embedded real-time domain mostly due to the ...
  • A hierarchic task-based programming model for distributed heterogeneous computing 

    Ejarque, Jorge; Dominguez, Marc; Badia, Rosa M. (SAGE Publications, 2019-05-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Distributed computing platforms are evolving to heterogeneous ecosystems with Clusters, Grids and Clouds introducing in its computing nodes, processors with different core architectures, accelerators (i.e. GPUs, FPGAs), ...
  • Alya: Computational Solid Mechanics for Supercomputers 

    Casoni Rero, Eva; Jérusalem, Antoine; Samaniego, Cristóbal; Eguzkitza, Beatriz; Lafortune, Pierre; Tjahjanto, Denny; Sáez, Xavier; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Vázquez, Mariano (Springer, 2014-08-13)
    Article
    Open Access
    While solid mechanics codes are now conventional tools both in industry and research, the increasingly more exigent requirements of both sectors are fuelling the need for more computational power and more advanced algorithms. ...
  • Alya: Multiphysics engineering simulation toward exascale 

    Vázquez, Mariano; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Koric, Seid; Artigues, Antoni; Aguado-Sierra, Jazmin; Arís, Ruth; Mira, Daniel; Calmet, Hadrien; Cucchietti, Fernando; Owen, Herbert; Taha, Ahmed; Burness, Evan D.; Cela, José M.; Valero Cortés, Mateo (Elsevier, 2016-02-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Alya is a multi-physics simulation code developed at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). From its inception Alya code is designed using advanced High Performance Computing programming techniques to solve coupled problems ...
  • A Massively Parallel Algorithm for the Approximate Calculation of Inverse p-th Roots of Large Sparse Matrices 

    Lass, Michael; Mohr, Stephan; Wiebeler, Hendrik; Kühne, Thomas D.; Plessl, Christian (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018-07)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We present the submatrix method, a highly parallelizable method for the approximate calculation of inverse p-th roots of large sparse symmetric matrices which are required in different scientific applications. Following ...
  • Análisis comparativo de arquitecturas de MareNostrum y desarrollo de un entorno de monitorización 

    Ramos Velázquez, Felix Fernando (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-29)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Barcelona Supercomputing Centre
    Los supercomputadores necesitan ser reemplazados de forma periódica, siendo el tiempo de vida habitual para una máquina de alrededor de 3 años. Esto implica la necesidad de probar el rendimiento de las nuevas máquinas ...
  • Analysis, Developments and optimizations on the NMMB/BSC model 

    Serradell Maronda, Kim (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-01-15)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Aquest projecte final de Màster s'emmarca dins de la feina realitzada en el departament de Ciències de la Terra del Barcelona Supercomputing Center. És un recull dels diversos desenvolupaments i anàlisi duts a terme a ...
  • Analyzing performance improvements and energy savings in Infiniband architecture using network compression 

    Dickov, Branimir; Pericas, Miquel; Carpenter, Paul; Navarro, Nacho; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    One of the greatest challenges in HPC is total system power and energy consumption. Whereas HPC interconnects have traditionally been designed with a focus on bandwidth and latency, there is an increasing interest in ...
  • An approach for an efficient execution of SPMD applications on Multi-core environments 

    Muresano, Ronal; Meyer, Hugo; Rexachs, Dolores; Luque, Emilio (Elsevier, 2017-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Executing traditional Message Passing Interface (MPI) applications on multi-core cluster balancing speed and computational efficiency is a difficult task that parallel programmers have to deal with. For this reason, ...
  • An Architecture for Programming Distributed Applications on Fog to Cloud Systems 

    Lordan, Francesc; Lezzi, Daniele; Ejarque, Jorge; Badia, Rosa M. (Springer, 2018-02-08)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents a framework to develop and execute applications in distributed and highly dynamic computing systems composed of cloud resources and fog devices such as mobile phones, cloudlets, and micro-clouds. The ...
  • An open benchmark implementation for multi-CPU multi-GPU pedestrian detection in automotive systems 

    Trompouki, Matina M.; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Navarro, Nacho (IEEE, 2017-12-14)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Modern and future automotive systems incorporate several Advanced Driving Assistance Systems (ADAS). Those systems require significant performance that cannot be provided with traditional automotive processors and programming ...