Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of cypress/XeonPhi


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Aug 20, 2015 9:04:21 PM (6 years ago)
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    2020Each Xeon Phi can be regarded as it's own small machine (cluster really) running a stripped down version of linux. We can ssh onto them, we can run code on them, and we can treat them as another asset to be recruited into our MPI executions.
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     22== What Do I Call It? ==
     23The 7120p is referred to by many names, all of them correct
     24* The Phi
     25* The coprocessor
     26* The Xeon Phi
     27* The MIC (pronounced both Mic as in Jagger and Mike) which stands for Many Integrated Cores
     28* Knights Landing (current gen)
     29* Knights Hill (next gen)
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     31You'll typically hear us call it either the MIC or the Phi.
    2232== Xeon Phi Usage Models ==
    2333The intel suite provides parallel instantiations and compilers that support three distinct programming models: