MAPPING PARALLEL PROGRAMS INTO HIERARCHICAL DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEMS

Victor G. Khoroshevsky, Mikhail G. Kurnosov

Abstract

In most cases modern distributed computer systems (computer clusters and MPP systems) have hierarchical organization and non-uniform communication channels between elementary machines (computer nodes, processors or processor cores). Execution time of parallel programs significantly depends on how they map to computer system (on what elementary machines parallel processes are assigned and what channels for inter-process communications are used). The general problem of mapping a parallel program into a distributed computer system is a well known NP-hard problem and several heuristics have been proposed to approximate its optimal solution. In this paper an algorithm for mapping parallel programs into hierarchical distributed computer systems based on task graph partitioning is proposed. The software tool for mapping MPI applications into multicore computer clusters is considered. The quality of this algorithm with the NAS Parallel Benchmarks is evaluated.

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Khoroshevsky V. and Kurnosov M. (2009). MAPPING PARALLEL PROGRAMS INTO HIERARCHICAL DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-674-010-8, pages 123-128. DOI: 10.5220/0002240601230128


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@conference{icsoft09,
author={Victor G. Khoroshevsky and Mikhail G. Kurnosov},
title={MAPPING PARALLEL PROGRAMS INTO HIERARCHICAL DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},
year={2009},
pages={123-128},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002240601230128},
isbn={978-989-674-010-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
TI - MAPPING PARALLEL PROGRAMS INTO HIERARCHICAL DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEMS
SN - 978-989-674-010-8
AU - Khoroshevsky V.
AU - Kurnosov M.
PY - 2009
SP - 123
EP - 128
DO - 10.5220/0002240601230128