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    • Exploiting Knowledge of Temporal Behaviour in Parallel Programs for Improving Distributed Mapping 

      Roig Mateu, Concepció; Ripoll, A.; Senar, M.A.; Guirado Fernández, Fernando; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2000)
      In the distributed processing area, mapping and scheduling are very important issues in order to exploit the gain from parallelization. The generation of efficient static mapping techniques implies a previous modelling ...
    • Implementing Explicit and Implicit Coscheduling in a PVM Environment 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2000)
      Our efforts are directed towards the understanding of the coscheduling mechanism in a NOW system when a parallel job is executed with local workloads, balancing parallel efficiency against the local interactive response. ...
    • Monito: A Communication Monitoring Tool for a PVM-Linux Environment 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Lérida Monsó, Josep Lluís; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2000)
      In this paper a new tool for monitoring the different queues of messages in a PVM environment is presented. The main aim of implementing this facility is to provide a means of capturing the bottlenecks and overheads of ...
    • A Fully Scalable and Distributed Architecture for Video-on-Demand 

      Cores Prado, Fernando; Ripoll, A.; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      In spite of the attractiveness of Video-on-demand (VoD) services, their implantation to the present has not been as widespread as could have been desired due to centralized VoD systems have a limited streaming capacity ...
    • Implementing and Analysing an Effective Explicit Coscheduling Algorithm on a NOW 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Molina, Fermín; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      Networks of workstations (NOWs) have become important and cost-effective parallel platforms for scientific computations. In practice, a NOW system is heterogeneous and non-dedicated. These two unique factors make ...
    • Predictive Coscheduling Implementation in a non-dedicated Linux Cluster 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      Our research is focussed on keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a non-dedicated cluster or NOW (Network Of Workstations) and efficiently scheduling them by means of coscheduling mechanisms. A real implementation ...
    • Coscheduling under Memory Constraints in a NOW 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Hernández Budé, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      Networks of Workstations (NOW) have become important and cost-effective parallel platforms for scientific computations. In practice, a NOW system is heterogeneous and non-dedicated. These two unique factors make scheduling ...
    • Efficient Mapping for Message-Passing Applications Using the TTIG Model: A Case Study in Image Processing 

      Roig Mateu, Concepció; Ripoll, A.; Borrás, Javier; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      In this paper we describe the development and performance of an image processing application with functional parallelism within the PVM framework. The temporal behaviour of the application is statically modelled with ...
    • MemTo: A Memory Monitoring Tool for a Linux Cluster 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Navarro, Xavi; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      Studies dealing with tuning, performance debugging and diagnosis in cluster environments largely benefit from in-depth knowledge of memory system information. In this paper a tool (called MemTo) for monitoring the ...
    • Double P-Tree: A Distributed Architecture for Large-Scale Video-on-Demand 

      Cores Prado, Fernando; Ripoll, A.; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2002)
      In order to ensure a more widespread implementation of video-ondemand (VoD) services, it is essential that the design of cost-effective largescale VoD (LVoD) architectures be able to support hundreds of thousands ...
    • Adjusting Time Slices to Apply Coscheduling Techniques in a non-dedicated NOW 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2002)
      Our research is focussed on keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a time-sharing NOW and efficiently scheduling them by means of coscheduling mechanisms. In such systems, the proper length of the time slice ...
    • Adjusting the Lengths of Time Slices when Scheduling PVM Jobs with High Memory Requirements 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2002)
      Our research is focussed on keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a non-dedicated cluster and scheduling them efficiently. In such systems, the overflow of the physical memory into the virtual memory usually ...
    • Exploiting Traffic Balancing and Multicast Efficiency in Distributed Video-on-Demand Architectures 

      Cores Prado, Fernando; Ripoll, A.; Qazzaz, Bahjat; Suppi, Remo; Yang, Xiaoyuan; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2003)
      Distributed Video-on-Demand (DVoD) systems are proposed as a solution to the limited streaming capacity and null scalability of centralized systems. In a previous work, we proposed a fully distributed large-scale ...
    • Multiprogramming Level of PVM Jobs in a Non-dedicated Linux NOW 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Barrientos, Jesus; Hernandez, Porfidio; Hanzich, Mauricio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2003)
      Our research is focussed on keeping both local and PVM jobs together in a time-sharing Network Of Workstations (NOW) and efficiently scheduling them by means of dynamic coscheduling mechanisms. In this framework, we ...
    • Predicting the Best Mapping for Efficient Exploitation of Task and Data Parallelism 

      Guirado Fernández, Fernando; Ripoll, A.; Roig Mateu, Concepció; Yuan, X.; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2003)
      The detection and exploitation of different kinds of parallelism, task parallelism and data parallelism often leads to efficient parallel programs. This paper presents a simulation environment to predict the best mapping ...
    • Minimizing Paging Tradeoffs Applying Coscheduling Techniques in a Linux Cluster 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2003)
      Our research is focused on keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a non-dedicated cluster or NOW (Network of Workstations) and efficiently scheduling them by means of coscheduling mechanisms. The performance ...
    • Dealing with Memory Constraints in a Non-Dedicated Linux Cluster 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (SAGE, 2003)
      Our research is focused on keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a non-dedicated cluster and scheduling them efficiently. In such a system, memory becomes a critical resource for both kinds of job. Thus, the ...
    • Cooperating Coscheduling in a Non-dedicated Cluster 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2003)
      Our research is focussed on keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a time-sharing NOW. In such systems, new scheduling approaches are needed to allocate the underloaded resources among parallel jobs. In this ...
    • Supporting Caching and Mirroring in Distributed Video-on-Demand Architectures 

      Yang, X. Y.; Cores Prado, Fernando; Ripoll, A.; Hernandez, Porfidio; Qazzaz, Bahjat; Suppi, Remo; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2004)
      Distributed Video-on-Demand (DVoD) systems are proposed as a solution to the limited streaming capacity and null scalability of centralized systems. In such full decentralized architectures with storage constraints, ...
    • Coscheduling and Multiprogramming Level in a Non-dedicated Cluster 

      Hanzich, Mauricio; Giné, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2004)
      Our interest is oriented towards keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a time-sharing non-dedicated cluster. In such systems, dynamic coscheduling techniques, without memory restriction, that consider the ...