[petsc-dev] [Radev, Martin] Re: Adding a new encoding for FP data

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Thu Jul 11 11:20:42 CDT 2019

"Smith, Barry F." <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> writes:

>   Sorry, I wasn't clear. Just meant something simpler. Compress the matrix to copy it to the GPU for faster transfers (and uncompress it appropriately on the GPU).

Oh, perhaps.  Probably not relevant with NVLink (because it's nearly as fast as DRAM), but could be a win for PCI-e.

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