Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Parallel I/O performance of fine grained data distributions

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Yong Cho ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Illinois Univ., Urbana, IL, USA ; Winslett, M. ; Ying Chen ; Szu-Wen Kuo

Fine grained data distributions are widely used to balance computational loads across compute processes in parallel scientific applications. When a fine grained data distribution is used in memory, performance of I/O intensive applications can be limited not only by disk speed but also by message passing, because a large number of small messages may be generated by the implementation strategy used in the underlying parallel file system or parallel I/O library. Combining (or packetizing) a set of small messages into a large message is generally known to speed up parallel I/O. However, overall I/O performance is affected not only by small messages but also by other factors like cyclic block size and interconnect characteristics. We describe small message combination and communication scheduling for fine grained data distributions in the Panda parallel I/O library and analyze I/O performance on parallel platforms having different interconnects: IBM SP2, IBM workstation cluster connected by FDDI and Pentium II cluster connected by Myrinet

Published in:

High Performance Distributed Computing, 1998. Proceedings. The Seventh International Symposium on

Date of Conference:

28-31 Jul 1998

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.