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2008
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A Performance Evaluation of the Nehalem Quad-Core Processor for Scientific Computing
In this work we present an initial performance evaluation of Intel's latest, secondgeneration quad-core processor, Nehalem, and provide a comparison to first-generation AMD a...
Kevin J. Barker, Kei Davis, Adolfy Hoisie, Darren ...
PPL
2008
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Using Hardware Multithreading to Overcome Broadcast/Reduction Latency in an Associative SIMD Processor
The latency of broadcast/reduction operations has a significant impact on the performance of SIMD processors. This is especially true for associative programs, which make extensiv...
Kevin Schaffer, Robert A. Walker
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2008
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An Importance-Aware Architecture for Large-Scale Grid Information Services
This paper is concerned with the scalability of large-scale grid monitoring and information services, which are mainly used for the discovery of resources of interest. Large-scale...
Serafeim Zanikolas, Rizos Sakellariou
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2008
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The Relaxed-Ring: a Fault-Tolerant Topology for Structured Overlay Networks
Fault-tolerance and lookup consistency are considered crucial properties for building applications on top of structured overlay networks. Many of these networks use the ring topol...
Boris Mejías, Peter Van Roy
PPL
2008
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Integrating Remote Invocations with Asynchronism and Cooperative Multitasking
In this paper we argue that it is possible to couple the advantages of programming with the well-known abstraction of RPC with asynchronous programming models adequate for wide-ar...
Noemi de La Rocque Rodriguez, Silvana Rossetto
PPL
2008
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Evaluating Computational Costs while Handling Data and Control Parallelism
The aim of this work is to introduce a computational costs system associated to a semantic framework for orthogonal data and control parallelism handling. In such a framework a pa...
Sonia Campa
PPL
2008
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Experimental Evaluation of BSP Programming Libraries
The model of bulk-synchronous parallel computation (BSP) helps to implement portable general purpose algorithms while keeping predictable performance on different parallel compute...
Peter Krusche
PPL
2008
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On Implementing the Farm Skeleton
Algorithmic skeletons intend to simplify parallel programming by providing a higher abstraction compared to the usual message passing. Task and data parallel skeletons can be dist...
Michael Poldner, Herbert Kuchen
PPL
2008
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Skeletal Parallel Programming with OCamlP3l 2.0
Parallel programming has proven to be an effective technique to improve the performance of computationally intensive applications. However, writing parallel programs is not easy, ...
Roberto Di Cosmo, Zheng Li, Susanna Pelagatti, Pie...
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