Authors: Sauro Succi, Giorgio Amati, Massimo Bernaschi, Giacomo Falcucci, Marco Lauricella, Andrea Montessori

Journal: Computers & Fluids, 2019, 181: 107-115.

Abstract: We discuss the state of art of Lattice Boltzmann (LB) computing, with special focus on prospective LB schemes capable of meeting the forthcoming Exascale challenge. After reviewing the basic notions of LB computing, we discuss current techniques to improve the performance of LB codes on parallel machines and illustrate selected leading-edge applications in the Petascale range. Finally, we put forward a few ideas on how to improve the communication/computation overlap in current largescale LB simulations, as well as possible strategies towards fault-tolerant LB schemes.

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