Scalasca 2.x series

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Version Date Description
2.3.1 20-May-2016 Latest Release
Includes:
  • Build system improvements:
    • Fixed build issue with GCC 6.1.
    • Fixed build issue on the Intel Xeon Phi platform.
2.3 14-Apr-2016 Includes:
  • Support for
    • Score-P v2.0
    • OTF2 v2.0
  • Automatic trace analyzer changes & improvements:
    • Experimental support for Score-P traces collected using sampling (see OPEN_ISSUES for limitations).
  • Improved analysis report postprocessing:
    • Revised metric hierarchies (organization, metric naming, etc).
    • Suppress calculation of performance properties that are only relevant for unused parallel programming models.
  • Performance property documentation fixes & improvements.
  • Build system improvements.
  • Code refactoring and various bug fixes.
2.2.2 19-June-2015 Includes:
  • Platform support:
    • Fixed a build issue on the Intel Xeon Phi platform.
    • Improved support for the ibrun launcher.
  • Automatic trace analyzer changes & improvements:
    • Worked around rare run-time issue with MVAPICH2.
2.2.1 08-May-2015 Includes:
  • Platform support:
    • Added build system support for Power8/Linux.
    • Added build system support for 64-bit ARM/Linux (AArch64).
    • Prefer linking static over dynamic Cube/OTF2 libraries on Fujitsu K/FX10/FX100.
  • Automatic trace analyzer changes & improvements:
    • Fixed delay-cost propagation through OpenMP barrier wait states.
    • Various algorithmic optimizations reducing overall analysis time for traces of multi-threaded applications:
      • Improved memory management.
      • Improved trace preprocessing.
      • Improved timestamp correction.
  • Code refactoring and various bug fixes.
2.2 30-Jan-2015 Includes:
  • Support for
    • Score-P v1.4
    • OTF2 v1.5, incl. full SIONlib support (if configured)
    • Cube v4.3
  • Platform support:
    • Added support for Intel Xeon Phi, native mode only.
    • Added support for Fujitsu FX100 (thanks to T. Nakamura, Fujitsu Ltd).
  • Automatic trace analyzer changes & improvements:
    • Added basic support for POSIX threads.
    • Added basic support for OpenMP tasking.
    • Added lock contention analysis (OpenMP & POSIX threads).
    • Added root-cause/delay analysis (MPI & OpenMP).
    • New command-line options '--[no-]rootcause'.
  • Code refactoring and various bug fixes.
2.1 29-Aug-2014 Includes:
  • Support for
    • Score-P v1.3
    • OTF2 v1.4
  • Platform support:
    • Added support for Fujitsu FX10 & K computer.
    • Improved support for Cray systems.
  • Automatic trace analyzer changes & improvements:
    • Added Critical-path analysis.
    • Improved Late Receiver detection.
    • New command-line options '--[no-]critical-path' and '--single-pass'.
    • Fixed crash in data collation when number of OpenMP threads varied among MPI processes.
  • Code refactoring and various small bug fixes.
  • Initial version of updated User Guide (still work in progress).
2.0 13-Aug-2013 Includes:
  • Support for
    • Score-P v1.2
    • OTF2 v1.2
    • Cube v4.2
  • New build system based on GNU autotools.
  • Significant amount of code refactoring.
  • Automatic trace analyzer changes & improvements:
    • Support for arbitrary deep system trees.
    • Improved performance of timestamp correction.
    • Pattern instance tracking and statistics are now enabled by default.
    • New command-line options '--verbose', '--[no-]time-correct', and '--[no-]statistics'.
    • Limited backward-compatibility support for handling existing traces in EPILOG format generated by Scalasca v1.