In Pursuit of the Holy Grail: Portable, Performant Programming

Published: 11/03/2020


Dr. Tom Deakin
Senior research associate and lecturer, High-Performance Computing Research Group, University of Bristol

Dr. James Brodman
Software engineer, Intel

Dr. Tom Deakin and Dr. James Brodman unpack the tricky topic of performance portability to reveal what this concept truly means and ways to achieve it. As contributors to the Khronos SYCL* Working Group—from the user and implementer perspectives—they talk about the exciting growth of the SYCL community, marked, in part, by its implementations that now support a variety of hardware architectures, including DPC++ and hipSYCL.

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