SC17 Denver, CO

China’s New HPC Key Project

Workshop: ATIP Workshop on International Exascale and Next-Generation Computing Programs
Authors: Depei Qian (Beihang University, Sun Yat-Sen University)

Abstract: After a brief review on HPC research and development under China’s high-tech R&D program in the past 5 years, this talk introduces the new HPC key project in the 13th 5-year plan. The motivation, goals, major activities and the current status of the new key project are briefly presented. The major challenges in developing the exascale system and the major research topics are discussed, including architecture, memory, interconnect, and system software, etc. The need for establishing the HPC application eco-system for the HPC systems based on home-grown processors is emphasized especially.

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