Query regarding to HPC suitable for WRF

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Query regarding to HPC suitable for WRF

Postby tony333 » Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:45 am

We are going to buy a High performance Computer, thus we want to know if the IBM S8222L Power, machine type 8247-22L ~ about 10 Teraflops is suitable for running WRF, and also we need to know whether CPU or GPU is more efficient and suitable for that.
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Re: Query regarding to HPC suitable for WRF

Postby kwthomas » Thu Sep 03, 2015 4:44 pm


GPU support is yet to be included in WRF. There is limit code in 3.6. Nothing additional was
mentioned in 3.7.

I spent a lot of time this past spring tying to get speedups on STAMPEDE, but couldn't. The
fastest I could get was the ordinary everyday compile.

Any modern supercomputer should have no problem.
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