BLAS-on-Flash Project Files
BLAS-on-Flash implements a small subset of BLAS routines (BLAS-2/3) that work with matrices/vectors stored on flash storage. In addition to BLAS routines, BlasonFlash also provides other routines like kmeans, sort, map, reduce for large-scale processing on disk-resident data. Currently, only the following routines are supported.
- Ubuntu 16.04 or newer running Linux Kernel v4.13 or newer (Older kernels have issues setting
cat /sys/block/<dev>/queue/nr_requestsis at least
- Intel MKL 2017+ is installed (usually in
/opt/intel) and added to LD_PRELOAD path; See
CMakeLists.txtfor finer control over MKL paths
cmake > 3.0.0
git clone ssh://firstname.lastname@example.org/Microsoft/BLAS-on-flash blas-on-flash
mkdir bin && cd bin
cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=X ..where
BLAS-on-Flash library design, architecture, and some performance numbers can be found in this paper.
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