Using OpenACC to Port Solar Storm Modeling Code to GPUs

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/solar-storm-modeling-gpu-openacc/

Solar storms consist of massive explosions on the Sun that can release the energy of over 2 billion megatons of TNT in the form of solar flares and Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs). CMEs eject billions of tons of magnetized plasma into space, and while most of them miss Earth entirely, there have been some in…

Great job, Ron!

This is a fantastic walkthrough. Thanks for writing this report with so many useful details and advice!