Evaluating the performance of HPC-style SYCL applications

Abstract

SYCL is a parallel programming model for developing single-source programs for running on heterogeneous platforms. To this end, it allows for one code to be written which can run on a different architectures. For this study, we develop applications in SYCL which are representative of those often used in High-Performance Computing. Their performance is benchmarked on a variety of CPU and GPU architectures from multiple vendors, and compared to well optimised versions written in OpenCL and other parallel programming models.

Publication
Proceedings of the International Workshop on OpenCL and SYCLCon

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