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SIGMETRICS
2010
ACM
156views Hardware» more  SIGMETRICS 2010»
8 years 7 months ago
A query language and runtime tool for evaluating behavior of multi-tier servers
As modern multi-tier systems are becoming increasingly large and complex, it becomes more difficult for system analysts to understand the overall behavior of the system, and diag...
Saeed Ghanbari, Gokul Soundararajan, Cristiana Amz...
PVM
2010
Springer
8 years 7 months ago
Toward Performance Models of MPI Implementations for Understanding Application Scaling Issues
Abstract. Designing and tuning parallel applications with MPI, particularly at large scale, requires understanding the performance implications of different choices of algorithms ...
Torsten Hoefler, William Gropp, Rajeev Thakur, Jes...
MASCOTS
2010
8 years 7 months ago
Black-Box Performance Modeling for Solid-State Drives
—Flash-based Solid-State Drives (SSDs) have become a promising alternative to magnetic Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) thanks to the large improvements in performance, power consumption,...
Shan Li, H. Howie Huang
SCP
2000
119views more  SCP 2000»
8 years 9 months ago
Automated compositional Markov chain generation for a plain-old telephone system
Obtaining performance models, like Markov chains and queueing networks, for systems of significant complexity and magnitude is a difficult task that is usually tackled using human...
Holger Hermanns, Joost-Pieter Katoen
AAECC
2007
Springer
111views Algorithms» more  AAECC 2007»
8 years 9 months ago
When cache blocking of sparse matrix vector multiply works and why
Abstract. We present new performance models and a new, more compact data structure for cache blocking when applied to the sparse matrixvector multiply (SpM×V) operation, y ← y +...
Rajesh Nishtala, Richard W. Vuduc, James Demmel, K...
DAC
2010
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
Toward efficient large-scale performance modeling of integrated circuits via multi-mode/multi-corner sparse regression
In this paper, we propose a novel multi-mode/multi-corner sparse regression (MSR) algorithm to build large-scale performance models of integrated circuits at multiple working mode...
Wangyang Zhang, Tsung-Hao Chen, Ming Yuan Ting, Xi...
CASCON
1996
160views Education» more  CASCON 1996»
8 years 10 months ago
Automatic generation of performance models for distributed application systems
Organizations have become increasingly dependent on computing systems to achieve their business goals. The performance of these systems in terms of response times and cost has a m...
M. Qin, R. Lee, Asham El Rayess, Vidar Vetland, Je...
EUROPAR
2006
Springer
9 years 27 days ago
Hierarchical Model Validation of Symbolic Performance Models of Scientific Kernels
Multi-resolution validation of hierarchical performance models of scientific applications is critical primarily for two reasons. First, the step-by-step validation determines the c...
Sadaf R. Alam, Jeffrey S. Vetter
QOSA
2010
Springer
9 years 1 months ago
Validating Model-Driven Performance Predictions on Random Software Systems
Abstract. Software performance prediction methods are typically validated by taking an appropriate software system, performing both performance predictions and performance measurem...
Vlastimil Babka, Petr Tuma, Lubomír Bulej
HPCN
1998
Springer
9 years 1 months ago
Application Execution Steering using On-the-Fly Performance Prediction
The execution of an application on a high performance system requires parameters concerning the problem in hand, and those that determine the system mapping, to be specified by a ...
Darren J. Kerbyson, Efstathios Papaefstathiou, Gra...
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