Chapter 15

Integrating Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors into a Cluster Environment

Paul Peltz*; Troy Baer*; Ryan Braby*; Vince Betro*; Glenn Brook*; Karl Schulz    * University of Tennessee, Knoxville—NICS, USA Intel Corporation, USA


New technologies have a disruptive force in high-performance computing (HPC). Mostly, these technologies have benefited the HPC community, and the Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor is no exception. With these new technologies brings new challenges and new system and software design paradigms. The challenge for systems administrators is to integrate these new technologies into the ecosystem of their infrastructure. The Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors are quickly becoming a leading choice among researchers as evidenced ...

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