[Beowulf] OpenFOAM and GPUs?
John.Hearns at xma.co.uk
Wed Mar 29 23:45:43 PDT 2017
I know little of OpenFOAM on GPUs.
However I would say that if you are looking for performance gains returns for your efforts,
look at compiling up the existing code with a modern GCC and use the AVX units on the latest
Xeons. It is said that OpenFOAM will compile using the Intel compilers.
I would say that looking at Xeon Phi would be a better fit to OpenFOAM. I may be wrong.
No help to you as you already have GPUs !
From: Beowulf [beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] on behalf of Christopher Samuel [samuel at unimelb.edu.au]
Sent: 30 March 2017 07:34
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Subject: [Beowulf] OpenFOAM and GPUs?
Anyone know what the state of the art (if there is one) for OpenFOAM and
GPUs these days?
All I can find is old (2015) info on the OpenFOAM wiki and the RapidFOAM
stuff on Github which hasn't been touched for over a year ("Latest
commit 9fc614f on 9 Feb 2016"). :-(
Christopher Samuel Senior Systems Administrator
Melbourne Bioinformatics - The University of Melbourne
Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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