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IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Improving and Stabilizing Parallel Computer Performance Using Adaptive Backfilling
The scheduler is a key component in determining the overall performance of a parallel computer, and as we show here, the schedulers in wide use today exhibit large unexplained gap...
David Talby, Dror G. Feitelson
IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Hardware-Software Interaction: Preliminary Observations
As computational devices continue to advance, there are reasons to examine their foundations a little more deeply, and to ask whether there may not be something more to be found. ...
Neil Steiner, Peter M. Athanas
IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
ExchangeGuard: A Distributed Protocol for Electronic Fair-Exchange
1 Electronic fair-exchange protocols have received significant attention from the research community in the recent past. In loose terms, the fair exchange problem is defined as at...
Mudhakar Srivatsa, Li Xiong, Ling Liu
IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
GHS: A Performance System of Grid Computing
Conventional performance evaluation mechanisms focus on dedicated distributed systems. Grid computing infrastructure, on another hand, is a shared collaborative environment constr...
Xian-He Sun, Ming Wu
IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Security-Driven Heuristics and A Fast Genetic Algorithm for Trusted Grid Job Scheduling
In this paper, our contributions are two-fold: First, we enhance the Min-Min and Sufferage heuristics under three risk modes driven by security concerns. Second, we propose a new ...
Shanshan Song, Yu-Kwong Kwok, Kai Hwang
IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Predicting Cache Space Contention in Utility Computing Servers
The need to provide performance guarantee in high performance servers has long been neglected. Providing performance guarantee in current and future servers is difficult because ...
Yan Solihin, Fei Guo, Seongbeom Kim
IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Automatic Construction and Evaluation of Performance Skeletons
The performance skeleton of an application is a short running program whose execution time in any scenario reflects the estimated execution time of the application it represents....
Sukhdeep Sodhi, Jaspal Subhlok
IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
PReCinCt: A Scheme for Cooperative Caching in Mobile Peer-to-Peer Systems
Mobile Peer-to-Peer (MP2P) systems consist of mobile peers that collaborate with each other to complete application problems. Information sharing in such environments is a challen...
Huaping Shen, Mary Suchitha Joseph, Mohan Kumar, S...
IPPS
2005
IEEE
9 years 7 months ago
Accelerating Scientific Applications with the SRC-6 Reconfigurable Computer: Methodologies and Analysis
Reconfigurable computing offers the promise of performing computations in hardware to increase performance and efficiency while retaining much of the flexibility of a software sol...
Melissa C. Smith, Jeffrey S. Vetter, Xuejun Liang
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