Architecture Framework for Modeling the Deployment of Parallel Applications on Parallel Computing Platforms

Bedir Tekinerdogan, Ethem Arkin

Abstract

To increase the computing performance the current trend is towards applying parallel computing in which the tasks are run in parallel on multiple nodes. Current approaches in parallel computing tend to focus on mapping parallel algorithms to parallel computing platforms. However, the complexity and variety of current software systems goes beyond the notion of algorithms only, and needs to consider the design from a broader application perspective that requires explicit design abstractions. For this purpose, we propose an architecture framework for modeling parallel applications to support the communication among the stakeholders, to reason about the design decisions and to support the analysis of the architectural design. The architecture framework consists of six coherent set of viewpoints which addresses different concerns in the design of parallel applications. The architecture framework is based on a metamodel that is derived after a thorough domain analysis on parallel computing. To support the architecture design process we have also developed the corresponding tool set that implements the architecture framework. The application of the architecture framework is illustrated for an order management application.

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Tekinerdogan B. and Arkin E. (2015). Architecture Framework for Modeling the Deployment of Parallel Applications on Parallel Computing Platforms . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MODELSWARD, ISBN 978-989-758-083-3, pages 185-192. DOI: 10.5220/0005229301850192


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@conference{modelsward15,
author={Bedir Tekinerdogan and Ethem Arkin},
title={Architecture Framework for Modeling the Deployment of Parallel Applications on Parallel Computing Platforms},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MODELSWARD,},
year={2015},
pages={185-192},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005229301850192},
isbn={978-989-758-083-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MODELSWARD,
TI - Architecture Framework for Modeling the Deployment of Parallel Applications on Parallel Computing Platforms
SN - 978-989-758-083-3
AU - Tekinerdogan B.
AU - Arkin E.
PY - 2015
SP - 185
EP - 192
DO - 10.5220/0005229301850192