Oct 05, 2010, 05:30PM - 07:00PM, TECH Center Room 111
Computer Architecture and Storage Hierarchy
Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer, Temple University, Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Computer Architecture and Storage Hierarchy is the second in a series of lectures presented by Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer, Associate Director of the Institute for Computational Molecular Science and Research and Associate Professor for Chemistry and Computer Science at Temple University. Dr. Kohlmeyer also serves as the TeraGrid Campus Representative for Temple University. Agenda: How does data move around in a computer and how does it affect performance? Registers, caches and memory controllers Multi- vs. many-core, CPU vs. GPU Main memory vs. disk vs. SSD How does all this affect scientific applications?