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Author Ansaloni, D. ♦ Chen, L.Y. ♦ Smirni, E. ♦ Binder, W.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Multicore processing ♦ Java ♦ Measurement ♦ Benchmark testing ♦ Throughput ♦ Interference ♦ Hardware ♦ multicores ♦ performance modeling ♦ queueing networks ♦ application consolidation ♦ Java
Abstract Optimal resource allocation and application consolidation on modern multicore systems that host multiple applications is not easy. Striking a balance among conflicting targets such as maximizing system throughput and system utilization while minimizing application response times is a quandary for system administrators. The purpose of this work is to offer a methodology that can automate the difficult process of identifying how to best consolidate workloads in a multicore environment. We develop a simple approach that treats the hardware and the operating system as a black box and uses measurements to profile the application resource demands. The demands become input to a queueing network model that successfully predicts application scalability and that captures the performance impact of consolidated applications on shared on-chip and off-chip resources. Extensive analysis with the widely used DaCapo Java benchmarks on an IBM Power 7 system illustrates the model's ability to accurately predict the system's optimal application mix.
Description Author affiliation: IBM Zürich Research Laboratory, Rüschlikon, Switzerland (Chen, L.Y.) || College of William and Mary, Virginia, USA (Smirni, E.) || University of Lugano, Switzerland (Ansaloni, D.; Binder, W.)
ISBN 9781467316248
ISSN 15300889
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2012-06-25
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781467316255
Size (in Bytes) 518.70 kB
Page Count 12
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 12


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library