Published February 8, 2023 | Version 1
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Emerging Technologies: Rust in HPC

  • 1. EPCC, University of Edinburgh

Description

This technical report is a short investigation into how Rust could be used for a scientific application in a HPC system. A computational fluid dynamics model of fluid flow into and out of a box was developed in Rust and compared to the same algorithm implemented in C and Fortran. These simulations were performed for both serial and parallelised versions over a variety of problem sizes. The report discusses the results of these simulations and the implications for using Rust as a tool for scientific programming in HPC.

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Funding

EUROCC – National Competence Centres in the framework of EuroHPC 951732
European Commission