Performance prediction and its use in parallel and distributed computing systems
Jarvis, Stephen A., 1970-, Spooner, Daniel P., Lim Choi Keung, Hélène Niuklan, Cao, Junwei, Saini, Subhash and Nudd, G. R. (2006) Performance prediction and its use in parallel and distributed computing systems. In: International Workshop on Performance Modeling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Nice, France, 22-26 Apr 2003. Published in: Future Generation Computer Systems, Volume 22 (Number 7). pp. 745-754.
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Performance prediction is set to play a significant role in supportive middleware that is designed to manage workload on parallel and distributed computing systems. This middleware underpins the discovery of available resources, the identification of a task's requirements and the match-making, scheduling and staging that follow.
This paper documents two prediction-based middleware services that address the implications of executing a particular workload on a given set of resources. These services are based on an established performance prediction system that is employed at both the local (intra-domain) and global (multi-domain) levels to provide dynamic workload steering. These additional facilities bring about significant performance improvements, the details of which are presented with regard to system- and user-level qualities of service. The middleware has been designed for the management of resources and distributed workload across multiple administrative boundaries, a requirement that is of central importance to grid computing.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Paper)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Computer Science|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Future Generation Computer Systems|
|Publisher:||Elsevier Science BV|
|Official Date:||August 2006|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 745-754|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Conference Paper Type:||Paper|
|Title of Event:||International Workshop on Performance Modeling, Evaluation, and Optimization of Parallel and Distributed Systems|
|Type of Event:||Workshop|
|Location of Event:||Nice, France|
|Date(s) of Event:||22-26 Apr 2003|
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