Benchmark Programs and Reports

Benchmark Programs and Reports

TOP500 Supercomputer Sites

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file	1000s
for	The LINPACK 1000x1000 benchmark program in single precision.

file	1000d
for	The LINPACK 1000x1000 benchmark program in double precision.

lib     hpl
for     Subdirectory containing HPL Benchmark
,       HPL:  A Portable Implementation of the High Performance Linpack
,       Benchmark for Distributed-Memory Computers
,       This program can be used for the Top500 tests. 

lib     sparsebench
for     Subdirectory containing SparseBench
,       Benchmark of Conjugate Gradient methods, using sparse data storage

file	bell-award
for	details of the following prize:
,       Beginning in 1988, two $1000 awards will be given each year for 10
,       years to the person or team that demonstrates the greatest speedup on
,       a multiple-instruction, multiple-data parallel processor.

lib	bipopt
for	bipolar operating point benchmark suite
by	Bob Melville

file    comm.tgz
for     Benchmark program to measure bandwidth and latency of
,       message passing systems.
,       MPI and PVM versions included.
by      Jack Dongarra and Tom Dunigan, May 1995.

file	dhry-ada
for	Dhrystone benchmark program in Ada, current version.

file	dhry-c
for	Dhrystone benchmark program in C, current version.

file	dhry-pascal
for	Dhrystone benchmark program in Pascal, current version.

file    /utk/people/JackDongarra/faq-linpack.html
for     Frequently asked questions on the Linpack benchmark and Top500
by      Jack Dongarra

file	higbie
for	a collection of vectorizable loops.
,       Lee Higbie, 2/13/91.

file	karp-challenge
for	Alan Karp's challenge on parallel vs sequential computing.

file    laserprinter.ps
for     benchmark for postscript laser printers.
by      Jim Sullivan

file	linpack-pc.c
for	The LINPACK benchmark program done in C.  This version is
,       specialized for pc's
lang	C

file	linpackc
for	The LINPACK benchmark program done in C. (original version)
lang	C
by	Bonnie Toy 5/88.

file    linpackc.new
for     The LINPACK benchmark program done in C (improved version).
lang    C
by      Based on Bonnie Toy 5/88 but improved by Will Menninger.

file	linpackd
for	The LINPACK benchmark program in double precision.

file	linpacks
for	The LINPACK benchmark program in single precision.

file	livermore
,       The Livermore loops in double precision. (Fortran) 
,       A program used by some to benchmark supercomputers.
by	Frank McMahaon LLNL 1/26/88

file	livermorec
,       A 'C' version of the Livermore loops program,
,       a program used by some to benchmark supercomputers.
by	Frank McMahaon LLNL 1/26/88

file	livermores
,       Same as LIVERMORE only single precision.

file	lud
for	The linear equation solver used in the paper by Dongarra and Eisenstat
,       that is based on matrix-vector operations. This is the double
,       precision version.

file	lus
for	The linear equation solver used in the paper by Dongarra and Eisenstat
,       that is based on matrix-vector operations. This is the single
,       precision version.

file    mp-computers.ps
for     Overview of recent high-performance computers. Machines are ordered
,       by there type. The most important characteristics of the systems and
,       some performance figures for these systems are given.
by      Aad van der Steen, November 1993.

file	nas
for	A benchmark test program has been developed for use by the NAS
,       program at NASA Ames Research Center to aid in the evaluation of
,       supercomupter performance. 
by	David H. Bailey, NASA Ames Research Center, June 24, 1988

file	nas-doc
for	tex documentation for NAS

file	nbslib
for	A version of netlib runs at NBS and they distribute benchmark
,       software.

file	parallel
for	loops to test an compilers ability to parallelize
by	Jack Dongarra Dec 1991.

file	perf-upd
,	A log of updates made to the above report.

file	performance.ps
by	J. Dongarra
lang	PostScript
,	Performance of Various Computers Using Standard Linear Algebra
,       Software in a Fortran Environment', also known as the Linpack
,       Benchmark Report

file	top500.html
for     WWW interface to the top500 reports.  The top500 reports list
,       the top 500 high-performance computer centers as rated by
,       floating point performance.
by      Jack Dongarra

file    top500.ps
for     a list of the top 500 high-performance computer centers
,       as rated by floating point performance in November 1995.
by      Jack Dongarra November 1995.

file	vectors
for	A test suite for vectorizing Fortran compilers.  Single precision.
,       D. Levine, D. Callahan, and J. Dongarra.  1/4/91.

file	vectord
for	A test suite for vectorizing Fortran compilers.  Double precision.
,       D. Levine, D. Callahan, and J. Dongarra.  1/4/91.

file	whetstone.c
for	An update of the original 1987 C version of the Whetstone benchmark
,	This updated version corrects a minor oversight in the original
,	version which caused the output of the original C version to look
,	different from the Fortran version (which is listed below)
by	Rich Painter <painter@ieee.org>
date	3/20/98
size	8k

file	whetstonec
for	The original Whetstone benchmark in C.  This program is a translation
,	of the original Algol version in "A Synthetic Benchmark" by H.J.
,	Curnow  and B.A. Wichman in Computer Journal, Vol  19 #1,
,	February 1976.
date	5/27/87
size	4k

file	whetstoned
for	The Whetstone benchmark in double precision Fortran.

file	whetstones
for	The Whetstone benchmark in single precision Fortran.