Craig Ulmer

SmartNICs for Data Management in HPC

2021-10-12 smartnic faodel hpc

Carlos Maltzahn invited me to give a talk about SmartNICs at the annual UCSC CROSS Research Symposium. I put the below talk togethers to cover some of our work in moving data with the BlueField SmartNICs. One of the things we have found recently is that while the current SmartNIC ARM processors are slower than x86_64 host processors, they can perform some data management tasks just as fast as other alternative processors being used in HPC (eg, KNL or ThunderX2 ARM). Here are the slides (UUR SAND2021-12527 PE).