This tutorial will provide an overview of the new “Post-Moore” testbed, the CRNCH Rogues Gallery, and will enable attendees to learn more about using the Emu Chick, one of the systems in the Rogues Gallery. We also will cover a brief introduction to the Field Programmable Analog Array (FPAA) and other rogue devices.
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This tutorial will be held on July 31st, 2019, 1:30-5:00 PM, in conjunction with PEARC 2019.
Preliminary Half-Day Schedule
- 1:30-2:00 Overview of the Rogues Gallery testbed for Post-Moore computing
- 2:00-4:30 Hands-on Emu programming mini-tutorial with a focus on 3 exercises.
- 2:00-2:30 Introduction to the Emu platform
- 2:30-3:00 Emu tools setup and Emu Hello World with simulator
- 3:00-3:30 PEARC break
- 3.30-4.30pm - Continue working with Emu examples; data layout and STREAM
- 4.30-5pm - Brief overview of the FPAA platform, other Rogues Gallery resources, and wrap-up
- Attendees will need to have a laptop with a modern web browser to run the Python notebooks used in this tutorial. Familiarity with command-line tools like make and SSH is also recommended.
- See our tutorial repo for slides and Jupyter notebooks.
- Learn more about the Emu system via our recent paper (to be presented Thursday!) and visit the main Rogues Gallery website to learn more about our testbed and request a free account.