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Title Profiling tools for MPI programming
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Abstract Programming parallel applications using MPI for optimum performance is a difficult task given the multiplicity of options for communication. In this report we discuss the use of four tools which can assist in profiling and analysing the performance of MPI programs. The tools are applied to two scientific codes on small problems to illustrate their use. A brief discussion of applying the tools to larger problems requiring moderate numbers of processors is also given. The four profiling tools presented can give insight into possible performance bottlenecks in MPI applications. They each have their strengths and weaknesses, both text-based tools and graphical displays, and we recommend that application programmers familiarise themselves with several of these tools.
Organisation CCLRC , CSE , CSE-HEC
Keywords Engineering , MPI , Tools , Programming
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Report RAL Technical Reports RAL-TR-2007-017. 2007. mpitools-new.pdf 2007
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