PMEO-PDS’ 2006

Advance Program







Keynote Speech

Remove the Memory Wall: From performance modeling to architecture optimization

Xian-He Sun

Illinois Institute of Technology, USA


Session 1: Performance Evaluation


Session Chair: G. Min, University of Bradford, UK


Performance Evaluation of Supercomputers using HPCC and IMB Benchmarks

S. Saini*, R. Ciotti*, T. N. Gunney**, T. E. Spelce**, A. Koniges**, D. Dossa**, P. Adamidis***,

R. Rabenseifner ***, S. R. Tiyyagura***, M. Mueller****, Rod Fatoohi*****

*NASA Ames Research Center, USA

**Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

***HLRS, University of Stuttgart, Germany

****ZIH, TU Dresden, Germany

****San Jose State University, USA


An Adaptive Dynamic GridBased Approach to Data Distribution Management

A. Boukerche*, Y-F. Gu*, R. B. Araujo**

*SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada

**Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil


Coffee Break


Session 2A: Allocation and Scheduling


Session Chair: H. Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Performance Evaluation of Scheduling Applications with DAG Topologies on Multiclusters with Independent Local Schedulers

L. He, S. A. Jarvis, D. P. Spooner, G. R. Nudd

University of Warwick, UK


Scheduling Heuristics for Efficient Broadcast Operations on Grid Environments

L. A. Barchet-Steffenel*, G, Mouni**

*LORIA,University of Nancy-2,

**ID-IMAG Laboratory, France


On the Performance Analysis of Recursive Data Replication Scheme for File Sharing in Mobile Peer-to-Peer Devices Using the HyMIS Scheme

C.Mavromoustakis, H.Karatza

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece


Modelling Job Allocation where Service Duration is Unknown

N. Thomas

University of Newcastle, UK


Session 2B: Performance Models I


Session Chair: A. Boukerche, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada


Analytical Performance Modelling of Partially Adaptive Routing in Hypercubes

A. Patooghy, H. Sarbazi-Azad

IPM School of Computer Science & Sharif University of Technology, Iran


A simulator for Parallel Applications with Dynamically Varying Compute Node Allocation

B. Schaeli, S. Gerlach, R. D. Hersch

EPFL, Switzerland


A Comparative Performance Analysis of n-Cubes and Star Graphs

A. Kiasari, H. Sarbazi-Azad

IPM School of Computer Science & Sharif University of Technology, Iran


A Scalable Fault-Tolerant Routing Algorithm in High Order Dimensional Networks

F. Safaei*, S. M. Rezazad*, A. Khonsari*, M. Fathy***

**IPM School of Computer Science, Iran

**University of Tehran**; Iran

***Univ. of Science and Technology**, Iran


Lunch Break


Session 3A: Performance models II


Session Chair: S. Saini, NASA Ames Research Center, USA


Performance Analysis of Stochasitc Process Algebra Models using stochastic simulation

J. Bradley*, S. Gilmore**, N. Thomas***

*Imperial College, UK

** University of Edinbrugh, UK

*** University of Newcastle, UK


LogfP - A Model for small Messages in InfiniBand

T. Hoefler, T. Mehlan, F. Mietke, W. Rehm

Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany


Approximated Tensor Sum Preconditioner for Stochastic Automata Network

A. Touzene

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman


Cost Evaluation from Specifications for BSP Programs

V. Niculescu

Babes-Bolyai University, Romania


Session 3B: High-Performance Systems


Session Chair: R. Fatoohi, San Jose State University, USA


Interconnect Performance Evaluation of SGI Altix 3700 BX2 Cray X1, Cray Opteron Cluster, and Dell PowerEdge

R. Fatoohi*, S. Saini**, R. Ciotti**

*San Jose State University, USA

**NASA Ames Research Center, USA


A Framework to Develop Symbolic Performance Models of Parallel Applications

S. Alam, J. S. Vetter

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA


MOCDEX: Multiprocessor on Chip Multiobjective Design Space Exploration with Direct Execution

R. Ben Mouhoub, O. Hammami

ENSTA, France


Towards Building HA-Clusters for High Performance Computing

A. Boukerche*, R. Al-Shaikh*, M. Sechi Moretti Notare**

*SITE, University of Ottawa, Canada

**Barddal University , Brasil


Coffee Break


Session 4A: Mobile and Network Systems


Session Chair: X.-H. Sun, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA


A Design Environment for Mobile Applications

S. Gilmore, V. Haenel, J. Hillston, J. Tenzer

University of Edinburgh, UK


Efficient Broadcasting of Safety Messages in Multihop Vehicular Networks

C.-F. Chiasserini*, R. Gaetay**, M. Garetto*, M. Gribaudo**, M. Sereno**

*Politecnico di Torino, Italy

**Universit`a di Torino, Italy


Performance Analysis of the Reactor Pattern in Network Services

S. Gokhale*, A. Gokhale**, J. Gray***, P. Vandal*, U. Praphamontripong*

*University of Connecticut, USA

**Vanderbilt University, USA

****University of Alabama, USA


Performance Evaluation of Enhaned Distributed Coordination Function Protocols with Heterogenerous Traffic

Mamun Abu-Tair, G. Min

University of Bradford, UK


Session 4B: Modelling Techniques and Tracing


Session Chair: N. Thomas, Newcastle University, UK


TPCC-UVA: An Open Source TPC-C Implementation for Parallel & Distributed Systems

D. R. Llanos, B. Palop

University of Valladolid, Spain


An Entropy-Based Algorithm for Time-Driven Software Instrumentation in Parallel Systems

A. Ozmen

Dumlupinar University, Turkey


A Systematic Multi-step Methodology for Performance Analysis of Communication Traces of Distributed Applications based on Hierarchical Clustering

G. Aguilera* , P. J. Teller*, M. Taufer*, F. Wolf**

*University of Texas -El Paso, USA

**University of Tennessee, USA


Comparison of MPI Benchmark Programs on an SGI Altix ccNUMA Shared Memory Machine

N. Asilah Wati Abdul Hamid, P. Coddington, F. Vaughan

University of Adelaide, Australia

4:45~ 6:00

Session 5: Performance Analysis


Session Chair: G. Min, University of Bradford, UK


On the Probability Distribution of Busy Virtual Channels

N. Alzeidi*, A. Khonsari**, M. Ould-Khaoua*, L. M. Mackenzie*

*University of Glasgow, UK,

**IPM School of Computer Science, Iran


Performance Evaluation of Wormhole Routed Network Processor-Memory Interconnects

T. Kocak, J. Engel

University of Central Florida, USA


Using Stochastic Petri Nets for Performance Modelling of Application Servers

F. N. Souza, R. D. Arteiro, N. S. Rosa, P. R. M. Maciel

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil




NOTE: Presentations are scheduled for 20 minutes, including 5 minutes of Q&A time.