Belos::MultiVecTraits: Tpetra specialization is slow on GPU, because it creates local MV & thus does extra CUDA allocations
Created by: mhoemmen
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The Tpetra specialization of
Belos::MultiVecTraits has two methods that need to create temporary "local" MultiVector instances. This creation does a new DualView allocation each time. This makes running on the GPU slow, especially for classical Gram-Schmidt in GMRES, or in general whenever doing
X^T * Y or
X^H * Y for either X or Y having multiple columns.
I am working on a fix. The idea is to maintain a static DualView "pool" that the local MultiVector can view. One must be careful not to let any DualView instance persist past