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Distributed processor allocation in large PC clusters

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3 Author(s)
C. A. F. De Rose ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Univ. Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil ; H. -U. Heiss ; P. A. O. Navaux

Current processor allocation techniques for highly parallel systems are based on centralized front-end based algorithms. As a result, the applied strategies are restricted to static allocation, low parallelism and weak fault tolerance. To lift these restrictions, we are investigating a distributed approach to the processor allocation problem in large distributed memory machines. A contiguous and a noncontiguous version of a distributed dynamic processor allocation strategy are proposed and studied. Simulations compare the performance of the proposed strategies with that of well-known centralized algorithms. We also present the results of experiments on a Simens hpcline Primergy Server with 96 nodes that show distributed allocation is feasible with current technologies

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High-Performance Distributed Computing, 2000. Proceedings. The Ninth International Symposium on

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