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PAS2P Tool, Parallel Application Signature for Performance Prediction

  • Alvaro Wong
  • Dolores Rexachs
  • Emilio Luque
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7133)

Abstract

Accurate prediction of parallel applications’ performance is becoming increasingly complex. We seek to characterize the behavior of message-passing applications by extracting a signature to predict the performance in different target systems. We have developed a tool we called Parallel Application Signature for Performance Prediction (PAS2P) that strives to describe an application based on its behavior. Based on the application’s message-passing activity, we have been able to identify and extract representative phases, with which we created a signature. We have experimented using scientific applications and we predicted the execution times on multicore architectures with an average accuracy of over 97%.

Keywords

Performance Prediction Parallel Application Signature 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alvaro Wong
    • 1
  • Dolores Rexachs
    • 1
  • Emilio Luque
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Architecture and Operating System DepartmentUniversidad Autónoma de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain

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