How to Optimize a CUDA Matmul Kernel for cuBLAS-like Performance: a Worklog

HTTP/3 Prioritization Demystified

Untangle: Solving problems with fuzzy constraints

Issue #316

1/11/2023

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How to Optimize a CUDA Matmul Kernel for cuBLAS-like Performance: a Worklog

Published: 30 December 2022
Tags: gpu, optimization


Simon Boehm discusses how to optimize a CUDA matrix multiplication kernel for performance.
Some highlights:

  • Simon begins with a naive kernel and then applies optimizations to improve performance
  • The goal is to get within 80% of the performance of cuBLAS, NVIDIA's official matrix library
  • Dives into coalescing global memory accesses, shared memory caching, occupancy optimizations, and more


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HTTP/3 Prioritization Demystified

Published: 23 December 2022
Tags: http, optimization, web


Robin Marx does a deep-dive on HTTP resource prioritization.
Some highlights:

  • HTTP resource prioritization is a concept for HTTP/2 and HTTP/3 that allows for multiple requests to be sent at the same time on one connection
  • The priority is determined by the browser and can be tweaked with the new attribute "Priority Hints"
  • The importance of prioritization lies in its ability to improve performance by loading resources more efficiently


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Untangle: Solving problems with fuzzy constraints

Published: 1 January 2023
Tags: graphics, logic


Szymon Kaliski, Marcel Goethals, and Mike Kluev explore solving logic problems with fuzzy constraints
Some highlights:

  • Untangle is "a tool that can help us think through ill-defined problems, understand compromises, and learn about what kind of questions to ask"
  • Not super in-depth on the programming side of things, but an interesting study on how to approach a solving a problem
  • It's basically a look into how a theorem prover can be adapted for more "human" inputs


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