Workshops at ICS '99



Workshop 2:

Cluster-Based Computing

June 20, 1999

Preliminary Program



8:30 a.m. -- 9:00 a.m.
-- Breakfast --
 
9:00 a.m. -- 9:30 a.m.
Invited Talk: TBA
 
9:30 a.m. -- 11:00 a.m.
Session 1: Software Infrastructure
Scalable Load Distribution and Load Balancing for Dynamic Parallel Programs
E. Berger, J. C. Browne
Global and Integrated Processor, Memory and Disk Management in a Cluster of SMP's
C. Morin
Algorithms for collective communication operations on SMP clusters
M. Golebiewski, R. Hempel, J. L. Traff
 
11:00 a.m. -- 11:30 a.m.
-- Morning Break --
 
11:30 a.m. -- 1:00 p.m.
Session 2: High-Performance Communication
A Stream Protocol Implementation for an SCI-Based Cluster of Workstations
J. S. Hansen, P. Koch, E. Jul
Exploiting Clusters of Shared Memory Multiprocessors with BIP-SMP
P. Geoffray, C. D. Pham
An Improved NIC Program for High-Performance MPI
L. Prylli, B. Tourancheau, R. Westrelin
 
1:00 p.m. -- 2:30 p.m.
-- Lunch Break --
 
2:30 p.m. -- 4:00 p.m.
Session 3: Applications
Managing High Volume Astronomical Data with Heterogeneous Beowulf Clusters
J. Salmon, D. F. Saverese, T. Sterling
Topos - Manager for Computing in Distributed Computer Environment
S. S. Kosyakov, L. N. Shchur
MuSA: A Scalable Multimedia Server Based on a Cluster of SMP's
R. Canonico, G. Capuozzo, G. Iannello, G. Ventre
 
4:00 p.m. -- 4:30 p.m.
-- Afternoon Break --
 
4:30 p.m. -- 6:00 p.m.
Session 4: Large Clusters and Irregularity
Design of Cost-Effective Routing Switches for Clustered Computers
H.-C. Chi
Scalability Issues in Cluster Computing Operating Systems
S. Nimmagadda, I. Harari
Cluster-Based, High-Performance Computing at LANL
P. Beckman, S. Coghlan, R. Oldehoeft


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