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Optimizing Performance of a TTI RTM Finite Difference Kernel for x86 Instruction Set ArchitecturesNormal access

Authors: G. Skinner, A. St-Cyr, M. Bosmans and D. vanEijkeren
Event name: Third EAGE Workshop on High Performance Computing for Upstream
Session: Performance
Publication date: 01 October 2017
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.201702325
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
Info: Extended abstract, PDF ( 482.57Kb )
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We examine the performance of a 3D finite difference seismic reverse time migration (RTM) kernel on systems with Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ x200 processors. Using an identical tuned RTM TTI source code, an system with one Intel Xeon Phi 7250 processor outperforms a system with two-socket Intel Xeon 2697v4 processors by a factor of 1.5.

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