Campa, Sonia, Danelutto, Marco, Torquati, Massimo, González-Vélez, Horacio and Popescu, Alina Madalina (2013) Towards the Deployment of FastFlow on Distributed Virtual Architectures. In: Proceedings 27th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation. ECMS Webjørn Rekdalsbakken. ISBN 9780956494467Full text not available from this repository.
In this paper we investigate the deployment of FastFlow applications on multi-core virtual platforms. The overhead introduced by the virtual environment has been measured using a well-known application benchmark both in the sequential and in the FastFlow parallel setting. The overhead introduced for both the sequential and the parallel executions of CPU and memory-intensive applications is in the range of 2-30%, while the execution speedup is almost preserved. Additionally, we have ported the FastFlow benchmark to a cloud-based distributed environment in which a task-intensive application has been tested and the performance compared with the corresponding run on a smaller cluster of multi-core machines without virtualisation.
From a parallel programming perspective, we have demonstrated how a unique programming framework based on the structured parallel programming paradigm can cope with very different kind of target architectures without any (or minimal) code intervention.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
|Divisions:||School of Computing > Staff Research and Publications|
|Depositing User:||CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN|
|Date Deposited:||05 Mar 2014 10:16|
|Last Modified:||17 Jun 2014 09:44|
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