wiki:HackSprint

Version 18 (modified by hwloidl, 3 years ago) (diff)

--

Parallel Haskell HackSprint

Organisation

Dates : 12-14 December 2010

Location : Heriot-Watt

Participants

So far: Hans-Wolfgang Loidl (Host), Mischa Dieterle, Thomas Horstmeyer, Jost Berthold, Henrique Ferreiro, David Castro Pérez

To be confirmed: Vladimir Janjic, Kevin Hammond, Chris Brown, Mustafa Aswad, Malak Aljabri, Philip W Trinder, Patrick Maier, Robert Stewart

Agenda

  • Reports on recent software releases
  • Updates on work at each of the sites
  • Tests & benchmarks
    • Repo
    • System-tests
    • Benchmarks
    • Larger applications
  • Interfaces to on-going projects (SCIEnce, HPC-GAP)
    • CASH
    • SC skeletons
    • fault-tolerance
  • Packaging
  • Roadmap for future development
    • Following ghc HEAD: status report, coordination and planning
    • Status of/ Plans for existing branches
      • migration,
      • tracing,
      • data locality
      • ...
    • Planned extensions and applications
      • Integration with GHC/SMP
      • Integrating migration
      • Globus interface
      • pre-SCSCP GAP interface
      • Micro-kernel/substrate approach to the RTS

Eventlog

Sunday sessions:

  • Tracing:
    • overview (TH,MD)
    • integration into GUM build (MKA,MD)
  • Test programs: systemtests (HWL)
  • MultiCore? Challenge application in GpH and Eden (TH,MSA)

Tuesday session:

  • Reports and updates on activities
  • Hacking Activities
    • CAF bug fixed in eden-6.12 (MD,TH)
    • problem in ghc-HEAD (JB)
    • systemtests on GUM build (HWL)
    • changes in packing code (HWL,JB)
  • Eden usage for Symb Comp (CB,JB)
    • CASH
    • SC skeletons
  • Packaging
    • configure script for CASH; TODO for edenmodules
  • Integration
    • migration, (VJ)
    • tracing, (MKA)
    • data locality (MKA)
  • Strategic issues
    • Plans on ghc-HEAD integration
      • Milestones: ghc-6.12-eden-gum
      • Longer term:
        • scans of ghc-HEAD changes
      • Marburg Wiki for main tech info exchange
      • Skype calls (1-to-1)
      • regular annual meetings (Challenge)
    • Usage in projects
      • SGP (CA interfacing)
        • minor release soon, with separate Eden modules
        • next year major release, using Eden package
      • SGPII (fault tolerance, GdH)
        • look at Edi.hs
    • Pri for new developments
  • Benchmarks:
    • nofib/parallel
    • Strategies examples
    • Other new programs (karatsuba)

Docu on latest problems running ghc-HEAD

Marburg Wiki for tech info exchange, up-to-date info with ghc-HEAD and the like