Multicores at work: The CELL Processor


Monday 3 March


16:30 - 17:25

Lecture 5

Multicores at work: The CELL Processor

Iris Christadler

This lecture will give a deeper insight into one of the special-purpose accelerators, the CELL processor, that is actively being investigated for HPC. Important topics:

  • (Ab)Using your Playstation

  • Cell Clusters

  • The Roadrunner Project

This lecture will show the basic steps to CELL programming in a simple and easy to follow manner such that no prerequisite is necessary to follow the lecture.

Audience - Pre-requisite

The aim is to show the practical realization of theoretical concepts introduced in lectures 2, 3 and 4.