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    • Cell Broadband Engine Programming Workshop Welcome Session Cell Programming Workshop Cell/Quasar Ecosystem & Solutions Enablement
    • Workshop Objectives
      • At the end of this workshop you should know
        • The Cell Broadband Engine™ (Cell BE) system organization, software development environment, software development toolkit, software model, and software development techniques.
        • How to write programs using various techniques to harvest the performance of the Cell BE.
      Trademarks - Cell Broadband Engine and Cell Broadband Engine Architecture are trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc.
    • Agenda
    • So let’s get started!
    • System Software Enablement Time 2005 2006 2007 Software Stack Development
      • Alpha Quality
        • SDK hosted on FC4 / X86
      • OS: Initial Linux Cell 2.6.14 patches
      • SPE Threads runtime
      • XLC Cell C Compiler
      • SPE gdb debugger
      • Cell Coding Sample Source
      • Documentation
        • Installation Scripts
        • Cell Hardware Specs
        • Programming Docs
      SDK1.0
      • GCC Tools from SCEA
        • gcc 3.0 for Cell
        • Binutils for Cell
      • Alpha Quality
        • SDK hosted on FC5 / X86
      • Critical Linux Cell Performance Enhancements
        • STIDC reqd. features
      • Critical Cell RAS Functions
        • Machine Check, System Error
      • Performance Analysis Tools
        • Oprofile and Event Trace
      • GNU Toolchain updates
      • Mambo Updates
      • Julia Set Sample
      SDK1.1 Execution platform: Cell Simulator Hosting platform: Linux/86 (FC4)
      • GCC Tools from SCEA
        • gcc 4.02 for Cell
        • Binutils for Cell
      11/2005 7/2006 SDK 2.0 12/2006
      • XL C/C++
        • v8.1 Linux/x86, LoP
        • Overlay prototype
        • Auto-SIMD enhancements
      • Linux Kernel updates
        • Performance Enhancements
        • RAS/ Debug support
        • SPE runtime extensions
        • Interrupt controller cleanup
      • GNU Toolchain updates
        • FSF integration
        • GDB multi-thread support
        • Newlib library optimization
        • Prog model support for overlay
      • Programming Model Preview
        • Overlay support
        • Accelerated Libraries Framework
      • Library enhancements
        • Vector Math Library – Phase 1
        • MASS Library for SPU, MASSV Library for PPU/SPU
      • IDE
        • Tool integration
        • Remote tool support
      • Performance Analysis
        • Visualization tools
        • Bandwidth, Latency, Lock analyzers
        • Performance debug tools
      • Mambo
        • Performance model correlation
        • Visualization
      • Security (Concept validation)
      SDK1.0.1 Execution platform: Cell Simulator Cell Blade 1 rev 2 Hosting platform: Linux/86 (FC4) Linux/Cell (FC4)* Linux/Power (FC4)* * Subset of tools Execution platform: Cell Simulator Cell Blade 1 rev 3 Hosting platform: Linux/86 (FC5) Linux/Cell (FC5)* Linux/Power (FC5)* Refresh Execution platform: Cell Simulator Cell Blade 1 rev 3 Hosting platform: Linux/86 (FC5) Linux/Cell (FC5)* Linux/Power (FC5)* Delivered – 7/14/2006 2/2006 Refresh 9/2006 SDK1.1.1
      • Documentation
      • Mambo updates for CB1 and 64-bit hosting
      • ISO image update
    • Firmware e.g. Blades, Development platforms, etc Operating Systems such as Linux e.g. SPE exploitation, BE awareness Device Drivers Compilers C, C++, Fortran, etc Application Tooling and Environment Programming model/APIs for accelerators Scale out Systems Sector Specific Libraries ISVs, Universities, Labs, Open Source, etc. Applications ISV, Universities, Labs, etc HyperVisors Core Libraries e.g. SPE intrinsic, etc Ubiquitous for all Markets Market Segment Specific Cell based systems Software Stack SPE performance enhancements, improved scheduling and affinity management, SPE core files libSPE cleanup and vector math support for SPEs security utilities XLC GA with additional distro hosted platform coverage, Overlay support, gcc and xlC continued work on auto-vectorization/SIMDization, xlC MASS/V support Overlay support, Accelerated Library Framework (ALF) Performance tooling (oprofile, pmcount, VPA) Gdbserver server support for combined PPE/SPE remote debugging IDE integration with programming models, compiler, debugger and simulator support, In addition: libraries, programming model and frameworks, performance tools, operating systemsf rom IBM Ecosystem, Mercury, Sony, PeakStream, RapidMind, Yellow Dog
    • Cell Broadband Engine Architecture™ Technology Competitive Roadmap Performance Enhancements/ Scaling Enhanced Cell BE (1+8eDP) 65nm SOI Cell BE (1+8) 90nm SOI Cost Reduction 1TF Processor 45nm SOI Cell BE Roadmap Version 5.0 24-Jul-2006 All future dates are estimations only; Subject to change without notice. 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
    • Cell Broadband Engine™ Blade – The first in a line of planned offerings using Cell Broadband Engine technology Performance 2006 2008 2007 Cell BE-Based Blade Advanced Cell BE-Based Blade Enhanced Cell BE-based Blade GA: 2H06 Target Availability: 2H07 Target Availability: 1H08 2 Cell BE Processors Single Precision Floating Pt Affinity 1 GB Memory Up to 4X PCI Express™ 2 Cell BE Processors Single Precision Floating Pt Affinity 2 GB Memory Up to 16X PCI Express 2 Enhanced Cell BE Processors SP & DP Floating Point Affinity Up to 16 GB Memory Up to 16X PCI Express Available: 17 July 2006 Target Availability: 1H07 Target Availability: 2H07 SDK 1.1 Alpha Software Hardware SDK 2.0 Beta Software SDK 3.0 GA Software Cell BE Roadmap Version 5.0 24-Jul-2006 All future dates are estimations only; Subject to change without notice.
    • Where to get Cell BE information?
    • Cell Resource
      • Cell resource center at developerWorks
        • http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/power/cell/
      • Cell developer's corner at power.org
        • http://www.power.org/resources/devcorner/cellcorner/
      • The cell project at IBM Research
        • http://www.research.ibm.com/cell/
      • The Cell BE at IBM alphaWorks
        • http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/topics/cell
      • Cell BE at IBM Engineering & Technical Services
        • http://www-03.ibm.com/technology/
      • IBM Power Architecture
        • http://www-03.ibm.com/chips/power/
      • Cell BE documentation at IBM Microelectronics
        • http://www-306.ibm.com/chips/techlib/techlib.nsf/products/Cell_Broadband_EngineCell
      • Linux info at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center website
        • http://www.bsc.es/projects/deepcomputing/linuxoncell/
    • Cell Education
      • Online courses at IBM Education Assistant
        • http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/ieduasst/stgv1r0/index.jsp
      • Online courses at IBM Learning
        • http://ibmlearning.ibm.com/index.html
      • Podcasts at power.org
        • http://www.power.org
      • Onsite classes at IBM Innovation Center
        • https://www-304.ibm.com/jct09002c/isv/spc/events/cbea.html
    • Cell BE Documentation
      • The following documents define the Cell Broadband Engine architecture, programming using the SDK, the new IBM BladeCenter QS20, XL C/C++compiler, Full-System Simulator, and the PowerPC base architecture.
      • Cell Broadband Engine
        • Cell Broadband Engine Architecture V1.01 (updated)
        • Cell Broadband Engine Programming Handbook V1.0
        • Cell Broadband Engine Registers V1.4 (updated)
        • SPU C/C++ Language Extensions V2.2.1 (updated)
        • Synergistic Processor Unit (SPU) Instruction Set Architecture V1.11 (updated)
        • SPU Application Binary Interface Specification V1.5.1 (updated)
        • SPU Assembly Language Specification V1.4 (updated)
    • Cell BE Documentation
      • Cell Broadband Engine Programming using the SDK
        • Cell Broadband Engine SDK Installation Guide V2.0 (updated)
        • Cell Broadband Engine SDK Programmer's Guide V1.0 (new)
        • Cell Broadband Engine Programming Tutorial V2.0 (updated)
        • Cell Broadband Engine Linux Reference Implementation Application Binary Interface Specification V1.1 (updated)
        • SPE Runtime Management library documentation V1.2 (updated)
        • SPE Runtime Management library documentation V2.0 (new)
        • Cell Broadband Engine SIMD Math Library Specification V1.0 (new)
        • Accelerator Library Framework Programming Guide and API Reference V1.0 (new)
        • Sample Library documentation V2.0 (updated)
        • IDL Compiler for Remote Procedure Calls
        • Post-link Optimization Utility (new)
    • Cell BE Documentation
      • IBM BladeCenter QS20
        • IBM BladeCenter QS20 Datasheet
        • IBM BladeCenter QS20 Installation and User's Guide
        • IBM BladeCenter QS20 Problem Determination and Service Guide
      • IBM XL C/C++ Compiler
        • Getting Started with IBM XL C/C++ Compiler (new)
        • IBM XL C/C++ Compiler Language Reference (new)
        • IBM XL C/C++ Compiler Programming Guide (new)
        • IBM XL C/C++ Compiler Reference (new)
        • IBM XL C/C++ Compiler Installation Guide (new)
    • Cell BE Documentation
      • IBM Cell Broadband Engine Full-System Simulator
        • IBM Full-System Simulator Users Guide (updated)
        • IBM Full-System Simulator Command Reference (updated)
        • Performance Analysis with the IBM Full-System Simulator
        • IBM Full-System Simulator BogusNet HowTo (updated)
      • PowerPC Base
        • PowerPC Architecture Book, Version 2.02
          • Book I: PowerPC User Instruction Set Architecture
          • Book II: PowerPC Virtual Environment Architecture
          • Book III: PowerPC Operating Environment Architecture
        • PowerPC Microprocessor Family
          • Vector/SIMD Multimedia Extension Technology Programming Environments Manual Version 2.06c
    • Cell BE Technical Articles
      • Real-time Ray Tracing
      • Papers from the Fall Processor Forum 2005: Unleashing the Cell Broadband Engine Processor: The Element Interconnect Bus
      • Papers from the Fall Processor Forum 2005: Unleashing the power of the Cell Broadband Engine: A programming model approach
      • Cell Broadband Engine Architecture and its first implementation
      • Introduction to the Cell Broadband Engine
      • Introduction to the Cell Multiprocessor
      • Maximizing the power of the Cell Broadband Engine processor: 25 tips to optimal application performance
      • Terrain Rendering Engine (TRE): Cell Broadband Engine Optimized Real-time Ray-caster
      • An Implementation of the Feldkamp Algorithm for Medical Imaging on Cell Broadband Engine
      • Cell Broadband Engine Support for Privacy, Security, and Digital Rights Management Applications
      • A Programming Example: Large FFT on the Cell Broadband Engine
    • More Detailed Description
    • Standards and Documentation at developerWorks http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/power/cell/downloads_doc.html
      • Cell Broadband Engine Programming Handbook Get information for developing applications, libraries, middleware, drivers, compilers, or operating systems for the Cell Broadband Engine processor.
      • Cell Broadband Engine Hardware Initialization Guide This document describes the sequences for initializing a Cell Broadband Engine processor, from Power-On Reset (POR) through calibration of the memory and I/O interfaces and the PowerPC Processor Element (PPE) firmware.
      • Cell Broadband Engine Linux Reference Implementation Application Binary Interface Specification This document defines a standard interface that allows compiled objects to be linked and run on the Linux Reference Implementation for the Cell Broadband Engine without recompilation or recoding.
      • Cell Broadband Engine Registers This document describes the CBE memory-mapped I/O registers used by the PowerPC Processor Element (PPE), the Synergistic Processor Elements (SPEs) and other units.
    • Standards and Documentation at developerWorks http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/power/cell/downloads_doc.html
      • Cell Broadband Engine Architecture V1.0 Like the Power Architecture, but different -- the CBE Architecture builds upon knowledge contained in the Power Architecture "books" and describes the app-level User Mode Environment (UME) and the OS-level Privileged Mode Environment (PME) in astonishingly rich detail.
      • Synergistic Processor Unit (SPU) Instruction Set Architecture V1.0 Somewhere between a general-purpose processor and special-purpose hardware lies the Cell SPU: designed to provide leadership performance in game, media, and broadband applications, this document describes the Instruction Set of the Synergistic Processor Unit (SPU). Get to know all of its instructions.
      • SPU Application Binary Interface Specification V1.4 Including register usage and calling conventions, data type sizes and alignment, low-level system and language binding information, information on loading and linking, and coding examples, this specification defines the system interface for SPU-targeted object files to help ensure maximum binary portability across implementations.
      • SPU Assembly Language Specification V1.3 Program directly to the SPU Instruction Set! This specification will prove an indispensable aid in your efforts as it takes you on a carefully-worded journey describing SPU assembly-level syntax and machine-dependent features for the GNU assembler (but serves as an example specification for other SPU assemblers as well).
    • Standards and Documentation at developerWorks http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/power/cell/downloads_doc.html
      • SPU C/C++ Language Extensions V2.1 Unleash the full processing power of the SPUs. This specification extends the C and C++ languages with a rich set of vector data types, several programmer directives, and an extensive set of vector intrinsics.
      • PowerPC Architecture Book, Version 2.01 This three-volume set (pdf), Version 2.01, defines the instruction and registers used by application programs, the storage models, privileged facilities, and related instructions for the POWER4 and POWER4+ processors.
      • PowerPC Architecture Book, Version 2.02 This three-volume set (pdf), Version 2.02, defines the instruction and registers used by application programs, the storage models, privileged facilities, and related instructions for the IBM POWER5 processor family.
      • PowerPC Microprocessor Family: Vector/SIMD Multimedia Extension Technology Programming Environments Manual Version 2.06c Create software that is compatible across the family of 64-bit PowerPC processors, which have implemented the Vector/SIMD Multimedia Extension technology -- from the 970FX, to the Cell Broadband Engine -- and beyond.
    • IBM Full-System Simulator – XLC – Software Sample at alphaworks http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/topics/cell
      • IBM Full-System Simulator for the Cell Broadband Engine Processor
        • A full-system simulation infrastructure and tools for the Cell Broadband Engine processor.
      • XL C Alpha Edition for Cell Broadband Engine Processor
        • A high performance C compiler for the IBM Cell Broadband Engine processor.
      • IBM Cell Broadband Engine Software Sample and Library Source Code
        • Working examples and libraries that demonstrate programming techniques and performance of Cell Broadband Engine Architecture.
    • Linux on Cell at the Barcelona Supercomputer Center http:// www.bsc.es/projects/deepcomputing/linuxoncell/cbexdev.html
      • Cell Broadband Engine SDK for x86, PowerPC, and Cell-based blade installation script and open source packages
        • The cross-hosted Cell Broadband Engine development environment contains packages from several sources. This page includes a primary install/build script for the Cell Broadband Engine SDK, an SPU/PPU toolchain package, a Fedora Core 5 for PowerPC run-time package for the GNU/Linux on Cell simulation environment, Cell BE kernel patches for the 2.6.18 Linux Kernel, and the source code for the SPE run-time management library.
    • Linux on Cell at the Barcelona Supercomputer Center http:// www.bsc.es/projects/deepcomputing/linuxoncell/cbexdev.html
      • GCC Toolchain
        • Contains the GCC compiler for the SPE implemented by SCE which also supports the standards defined in the SPU C/C++ Language Extensions V2.1, SPU Application Binary Interface Specification V1.4, and Synergistic Processor Unit (SPU) Instruction Set Architecture V1.0 documents (previously released). The associated assembler and linker additionally support the SPU Assembly Language Specification V1.3. The assembler and linker are common to both the GCC and XL C compilers.
      • Linux Kernel Patch
        • T his set of patches to the Linux operating system provides services needed to support the hardware facilities of the Cell Broadband Engine microprocessor.
      • Fedora Core 5 links
      • SPE Management Library
        • Contains an SPE thread programming model for CBEA applications.
      • SDK Installation Script
        • The install script grabs the RPMs and builds the CBE programming environment
      • Linux on Cell
        • Provides information about how to enable Linux on CBE platforms.
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