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PDPTA
2000
10 years 1 months ago
Performance Analysis of a Cluster File System
Design of cluster file system is very important for building a general-purpose cluster with commodity components. To provide scalable high I/O performance needed in the scientific...
Cong Du, Zhiwei Xu
FAST
2010
10 years 2 months ago
I/O Deduplication: Utilizing Content Similarity to Improve I/O Performance
Duplication of data in storage systems is becoming increasingly common. We introduce I/O Deduplication, a storage optimization that utilizes content similarity for improving I/O p...
Ricardo Koller, Raju Rangaswami
ICS
2010
Tsinghua U.
10 years 2 months ago
InterferenceRemoval: removing interference of disk access for MPI programs through data replication
As the number of I/O-intensive MPI programs becomes increasingly large, many efforts have been made to improve I/O performance, on both software and architecture sides. On the sof...
Xuechen Zhang, Song Jiang
CLUSTER
2004
IEEE
10 years 3 months ago
RFS: efficient and flexible remote file access for MPI-IO
Scientific applications often need to access remote file systems. Because of slow networks and large data size, however, remote I/O can become an even more serious performance bot...
Jonghyun Lee, Robert B. Ross, Rajeev Thakur, Xiaos...
ICPP
1998
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
Performance Implications of Architectural and Software Techniques on I/O-Intensive Applications
Many large scale applications, have significant I/O requirements as well as computational and memory requirements. Unfortunately, limited number of I/O nodes provided by the conte...
Meenakshi A. Kandaswamy, Mahmut T. Kandemir, Alok ...
EUROPAR
1999
Springer
10 years 4 months ago
I/O-Conscious Tiling for Disk-Resident Data Sets
This paper describes a tiling technique that can be used by application programmers and optimizing compilers to obtain I/O-efficient versions of regular scientific loop nests. Du...
Mahmut T. Kandemir, Alok N. Choudhary, J. Ramanuja...
CLUSTER
2002
IEEE
10 years 4 months ago
I/O Analysis and Optimization for an AMR Cosmology Application
In this paper, we investigate the data access patterns and file I/O behaviors of a production cosmology application that uses the adaptive mesh refinement (AMR) technique for it...
Jianwei Li, Wei-keng Liao, Alok N. Choudhary, Vale...
CCGRID
2003
IEEE
10 years 5 months ago
Noncontiguous I/O Accesses Through MPI-IO
I/O performance remains a weakness of parallel computing systems today. While this weakness is partly attributed to rapid advances in other system components, I/O interfaces avail...
Avery Ching, Alok N. Choudhary, Kenin Coloma, Wei-...
HIPC
2004
Springer
10 years 5 months ago
Autonomic Storage System Based on Automatic Learning
In this paper, we present a system capable of improving the I/O performance in an automatic way. This system is able to learn the behavior of the applications running on top and ...
Francisco Hidrobo, Toni Cortes
HPCC
2007
Springer
10 years 5 months ago
Throttling I/O Streams to Accelerate File-IO Performance
To increase the scale and performance of scientific applications, scientists commonly distribute computation over multiple processors. Often without realizing it, file I/O is pa...
Seetharami R. Seelam, Andre Kerstens, Patricia J. ...
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