- deadline: Feb 2021
- competition page: https://www.spec.org/cpuv8
- Submitter's name and contact information (email address and shipping address),
- Name of the application,
- Programming(s) language used and approximate lines of code,
- A description of what the application does and how it is used, and
- A statement declaring that the Submitter has the authority to give SPEC the right to distribute the application as part of a SPEC benchmark suite.
Step 2 Initial porting and workload ($1500 upon successful completion)
- Step 3 Provide workloads and demonstrate profile ($1500 or $2500 upon successful completion)
- Step 4 Complete Code Testing ($1500 or $2000 upon successful completion)
- Step 5 Recommendation to the Open System Group (no monetary award)
- Step 6 Acceptance into the SPEC CPU Suite ($3000 if accepted)
Malcolm Tobias submitted an ADM code for SPEC CPU 2006: https://www.spec.org/cpu2006/Docs/436.cactusADM.html
Erik, Gab, Peter, and Jian Tao submitted a BSSN code for SPEC CPU 2017: https://www.spec.org/cpu2017/Docs/benchmarks/507.cactuBSSN_r.html https://www.spec.org/cpu2017/Docs/benchmarks/607.cactuBSSN_s.html
SPEC CPU benchmarks are widely used in both academia and industry and have a broad impact in many fields. I hope we could keep Cactus in the SPEC benchmark suite.
Getting ADM into SPEC took several years (http://cactuscode.org/pipermail/users/2006-August/001962.html)