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2013 IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing (CLUSTER) (2000)
Chemnitz, Germany
Nov. 28, 2000 to Dec. 1, 2000
ISBN: 0-7695-0896-0
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Tutorials
Keynote

Entropia: Megacomputing on the Internet (PDF)

Andrew A. Chien , Entopia, Inc., University of California, San Diego
pp. 13
Session 1: Selected Issues of Interconnect and Shared Memory

MEMOnet : Network interface plugged into a memory slot (Abstract)

Junji Yamamoto , RWCP Tsukuba Research Center, Japan
Hideharu Amano , Keio University, Japan
Hiroaki Nishi , RWCP Tsukuba Research Center, Japan
Noboru Tanabe , RWCP Tsukuba Research Center, Japan
Hironori Nakajo , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
Tomohiro Kudoh , RWCP Tsukuba Research Center, Japan
Yoshihiro Hamada , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
pp. 17

The Impact of Caching in a Loosely-coupled Clustered Software DSM System (Abstract)

Luciana Arantes , University of PARIS VI, Paris, France
Bertil Folliot , University of PARIS VI, Paris, France
Pierre Sens , University of PARIS VI, Paris, France
pp. 27

Design and Performance of Maestro Cluster Network (Abstract)

Munehiro Fukuda , University of Tsukuba, Japan
Koichi Wada , University of Tsukuba, Japan
Shinichi Yamagiwa , University of Tsukuba, Japan
pp. 35

Impact of Level 2 Cache and Memory Subsystem on the Scalability of Clusters of Small-Scale SMP Servers (Abstract)

Jenwei Hsieh , Dell Computer Corporation
Victor Mashayekhi , Dell Computer Corporation
Reza Rooholamini , Dell Computer Corporation
Tau Leng , Dell Computer Corporation
pp. 45
Keynote
Session 2: Interconnect Technology and System Software Support

Contention-free Complete Exchange Algorithm on Clusters (Abstract)

Anthony T.C. Tam , University of Hong Kong
Cho-Li Wang , University of Hong Kong
pp. 57

IP over SCI (Abstract)

Ralf Gro?e B?rger , University of Paderborn (Germany)
Hans-Ulrich Hei , University of Paderborn (Germany)
Roger Butenuth , University of Paderborn (Germany)
pp. 73

Madeleine II: a Portable and Efficient Communication Library for High-Performance Cluster Computing (Abstract)

Alexandre Denis , LIP, ENS-Lyon, France
Luc Boug? , LIP, ENS-Lyon, France
Raymond Namyst , LIP, ENS-Lyon, France
Olivier Aumage , LIP, ENS-Lyon, France
Guillaume Mercier , LIP, ENS-Lyon, France
Lo? Prylli , LIP, ENS-Lyon, France
Jean-Fran?ois M?haut , LIP, ENS-Lyon, France
pp. 78
Session 3: Performance / Application Framework for Clusters / Clusters in Space

Characterization of Communications between Processes in Message-Passing Applications (Abstract)

J. M. Ordu? , Universidad de Valencia
V. Arnau , Universidad de Valencia
Jos? Duato , Universidad Polit?cnica de Valencia
pp. 91

From Metacomputing to Metabusiness Processing (Abstract)

Li-jie Jin , Hewlett-Packard Labs
Andrew Grimshaw , University of Virginia
pp. 99

Development of a Spaceborne Embedded Cluster (Abstract)

Paul L. Springer , California Institute of Technology
Daniel S. Katz , California Institute of Technology
pp. 119
Track A: Vendor Presentations

The Dolphin D330 Cluster Adapter Card (PDF)

Petter Gustad , Dolphin Interconnect Solutions AS, Norway
Svein Erik Johansen , Dolphin Interconnect Solutions AS, Norway
K?re L?chsen , Dolphin Interconnect Solutions AS, Norway
pp. 127

Cluster Computing at Intel (PDF)

Timothy G. Mattson , Intel Corporation
pp. 131
Track B: Vendor Presentations

Agilent's Key Technologies in Remote System Management (PDF)

Michael Herz , Agilent Technologies, Boeblingen Verification Solutions, Germany
pp. 135

Remote System Management Principles (PDF)

Michael Herz , Agilent Technologies, Boeblingen Verification Solutions, Germany
pp. 137
Keynote

Programming Support for Distributed Clustercomputing (PDF)

Henri E. Bal , Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
pp. 141
Session 4: Selected Papers in Programming Tools and Applications

Architectural Software Support for Processing Clusters (Abstract)

L. Orsini , European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
D. Samyn , European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
J. Gutleber , European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
E. Cano , European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
F. Meijers , European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
S. Cittolin , European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
pp. 153

Distributed Solution of Optimal Hybrid Control Problems on Networks of Workstations (Abstract)

Thomas Barth , University of Siegen, Germany
Bernd Freisleben , University of Siegen, Germany
Manfred Grauer , University of Siegen, Germany
Frank Thilo , University of Siegen, Germany
pp. 162

Scalable Web Clusters with Static and Dynamic Contents (Abstract)

Emiliano Casalicchio , University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Michele Colajanni , University of Modena, Italy
pp. 170
Panel Presentation
Keynote
Session 5: Cluster Applications and Performance

Parallel Simulation of 3D Nonlinear Acoustic Fields on a Linux-cluster (Abstract)

Xing Cai , University of Oslo, Norway
?smund ?deg?rd , University of Oslo, Norway
pp. 185

Cluster Based Power System Analysis Applications (Abstract)

Carmen L.T. Borges , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/EE-COPPE
Djalma M. Falc? , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/EE-COPPE
Glauco N. Taranto , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/EE-COPPE
pp. 193

Browsing Virtual Reality on a PC Cluster (Abstract)

G. Laccetti , Center for Research on Parallel Computing and Supercomputers CPS-CNR, Naples, Italy
M. R. Guarracino , Center for Research on Parallel Computing and Supercomputers CPS-CNR, Naples, Italy
D. Romano , Center for Research on Parallel Computing and Supercomputers CPS-CNR, Naples, Italy
pp. 201

An MPI-Based Tool for Distributed Genetic Programming (Abstract)

Laurent Bucher , University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Marco Tomassini , University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Leonardo Vanneschi , University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Francisco Fern?ndez , Universidad de Extremadura, C?ceres, Spain
pp. 209

Multi-Grid Acceleration of a SIMPLE-Based CFD-Code and Aspects of Parallelization (Abstract)

Klaus Bernert , Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Thomas Frank , Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Hellfried Schneider , Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Klaus Pachler , Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
pp. 217
Session 6: Operating System Issues of Clusters

Proposing a Mechanism for Reliably Locking VIA Communication Memory in Linux (Abstract)

Friedrich Seifert , Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Wolfgang Rehm , Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
pp. 225

Partition Repositories for Partition Cloning - OS Independent Software Maintenance in Large Clusters of PCs (Abstract)

Christian Kurmann , ETH - Swiss Institute of Technology
Thomas M. Stricker , ETH - Swiss Institute of Technology
Felix Rauch , ETH - Swiss Institute of Technology
pp. 233

SilkRoad: A Multithreaded Runtime System with Software Distributed Shared Memory for SMP Clusters (Abstract)

W. F. Wong , National University of Singapore
M. D. Feng , National University of Singapore
L. Peng , National University of Singapore
C. K. Yuen , National University of Singapore
pp. 243

Towards Single Image System: Preemptive migration of system threads with the SCI network (Abstract)

Yves Denneulin , Laboratoire Informatique et Distribution - IMAG
Pierre Lombard , Laboratoire Informatique et Distribution - IMAG
pp. 250

A Flexible Monitoring Platform to Build Cluster Management Services (Abstract)

Bertil Folliot , Universit? Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6
C?line Boutros Saab , Universit? Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6
Xavier Bonnaire , Universit? Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6
pp. 258
Keynote

PC Clusters - The Convergence of High Performance Systems Architecture (PDF)

Thomas Sterling , NASA JPL and the California Institute of Technology
pp. 267
Session 7: Scheduling and Programming Clusters

A Fair and Effective Scheduling Strategy for Workstation Clusters (Abstract)

Cosimo Anglano , Universit? del Piemonte Orientale, Alessandria (Italy)
pp. 271

A Model of Completion Queue Mechanisms using the Virtual Interface API (Abstract)

Naresh Patel , Network Appliance, Inc.
Hari Sivaraman , Compaq Computer Corp.
pp. 280

Request Rate Adaptive Dispatching Architecture for Scalable Internet Server (Abstract)

Daeyeon Park , Kusong-dong, Yusong-gu, Taejon, Korea
Cheol Ho Park , Kusong-dong, Yusong-gu, Taejon, Korea
Dongeun Kim , Kusong-dong, Yusong-gu, Taejon, Korea
pp. 289

A Concurrent Programming Environment with Support for Distributed Computations and Code Mobility (Abstract)

Vasco T. Vasconcelos , Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Lu? Lopes , Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Fernando Silva , Universidade do Porto, Portugal
?lvaro Figueira , Universidade do Porto, Portugal
pp. 297
Session 8: Disks and I/O Systems for Clusters

A Gracefully Degradable Declustered RAID Architecture with near Optimal Maximal Read and Write Parallelism (Abstract)

Siu-Cheung Chau , Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo
Ada Wai-Chee Fu , Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin
pp. 309

A Case for Heterogeneous Disk Arrays (Abstract)

T. Cortes , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya - Barcelona
J. Labarta , Universitat Polit?cnica de Catalunya - Barcelona
pp. 319

Efficient Cooperative Caching for File Systems in Cluster-Based Web Servers (Abstract)

Daeyeon Park , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Sang Ho Park , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Woo Hyun Ahn , Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
pp. 326

Performance analysis of storage and network subsystems in cluster architectures (Abstract)

Giulio Iannello , Universit? di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Rosario Cristaldi , Universit? di Napoli Federico II, Italy
pp. 335
Poster Session 1

Enabling High Performance Data Transfer on Cluster Architecture (PDF)

Stephen L. Scott , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN
Paul A. Farrell , Kent State University, OH
Hong Ong , Kent State University, OH
pp. 347

Design Choices and First Results of Our VIA-Capable PCI-SCI Bridge (PDF)

Ralph Schlosser , Technische Universit?t Chemnitz
Mario Trams , Technische Universit?t Chemnitz
Wolfgang Rehm , Technische Universit?t Chemnitz
pp. 349

Parallel Job Scheduling Policy for Workstation Cluster Environments (PDF)

S. P. Dandamudi , Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
J. H. Abawajy , Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
pp. 351

Agent based Resource Discovery for Dynamic Clusters (PDF)

Daniel Bunford-Jones , University of Wales, Cardiff
David W. Walker , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Matthew Addis , IT Innovations
Omer F. Rana , University of Wales, Cardiff
Ken Hawick , University of Wales, Bangor
Mike Surridge , IT Innovations
pp. 353

Accelerated Socket Communications in System Area Networks (PDF)

Masanori Itoh , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD., Japan
Tooru Ishizaki , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD., Japan
Mitsuhiro Kishimoto , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD., Japan
pp. 357

Low-cost Gigabit Ethernet at Work (PDF)

Giuseppe Ciaccio , DISI, Universit? di Genova
Giovanni Chiola , DISI, Universit? di Genova
pp. 359

Adaptive Dual-Cache Scheme with Dynamic Prefetching Scheme in Parallel File System (PDF)

Dae-Wha Seo , Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea
Jong-Hyun Cho , Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea
Chei-Yol Kim , Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea
pp. 361

FireCluster: PC Cluster System Employing IEEE 1394 (PDF)

Kazuki Hyoudou , The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan
Yasuichi Nakayama , The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 363

CLIC: Fast Communication on Linux Clusters (PDF)

Antonio Ca? , University of Granada (Spain)
Jes? Ferreira , University of Granada (Spain)
Julio Ortega , University of Granada (Spain)
Antonio F. D?az , University of Granada (Spain)
Alberto Prieto , University of Granada (Spain)
pp. 365

Consistent Checkpointing for High Performance Clusters (PDF)

Atsushi Hori , Real World Computing Partnership
Yutaka Ishikawa , Real World Computing Partnership
Toshihiro Nishioka , MRI Systems, Inc.
pp. 367

Efficient Parallel I/O on SCI Connected Clusters (PDF)

Joachim Worringen , Lehrstuhl f?r Betriebssysteme, RWTH Aachen
pp. 371

Using the Resizable Working-set Notion for Software Distributed Shared Memory (PDF)

Sung-Woo Lee , Kyungpook University, Korea
Kee-Young Yoo , Kyungpook University, Korea
pp. 373

A CC-NUMA Prototype Card for SCI-Based PC Clustering (PDF)

Chi-Jung Ha , Pusan National University
Hankook Jang , Pusan National University
Soo-Cheol Oh , Pusan National University
Sejin Park , Pusan National University
Sang-Hwa Chung , Pusan National University
pp. 375
Poster Session 2

Inversion of Huge Matrices on Clusters (PDF)

Gil Utard , LaRIA/Universit? de Picardie Jules Verne, France
Dominique Lazure , LaRIA/Universit? de Picardie Jules Verne, France
Eddy Caron , LaRIA/Universit? de Picardie Jules Verne, France
pp. 379

Chained Declustering using Multiple Conventional Filesystems (PDF)

Kentaro Kikuchi , NEC Corporation, Japan
Koichi Konishi , NEC Corporation, Japan
Susumu Akamine , NEC Corporation, Japan
Ken'ichi Ohmachi , NEC Informatec Systems, Japan
Toshikazu Fukushima , NEC Corporation, Japan
Kunihiko Kojima , NEC Informatec Systems, Japan
Hideki Kawai , NEC Corporation, Japan
pp. 381

Towards a Generic Information Provision System for the Metacomputing Environment (PDF)

Timothy P. Cockle , School of Computing Staffordshire University, UK
Kecheng Liu , School of Computing Staffordshire University, UK
Mike C. Woodward , School of Computing Staffordshire University, UK
pp. 383

An Over-partitioning Scheme for Parallel Sorting on Clusters with Processors Running at different Speeds (PDF)

Jean-Luc Gaudiot , University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Christophe C?rin , Universit? de Picardie Jules Verne, France
pp. 385

Efficient Parallelization of Eulerian-Lagrangian Approach for Disperse Multiphase Flow Calculations on MIMD Computer Architectures (PDF)

Thomas Frank , Chemnitz University of Technology
Klaus Bernert , Chemnitz University of Technology
Hellfried Schneider , Chemnitz University of Technology
Klaus Pachler , Chemnitz University of Technology
pp. 387

ORNL M3C tool (PDF)

Stephen L. Scott , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee
Brian Luethke , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee
Jens Schwidder , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee
Al Geist , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee
pp. 389

Parallel Programming Environment for Cluster Computing (PDF)

Ladislav Hluchy , Slovak Academy of Sciences
Giang T. Nguyen , Slovak Academy of Sciences
Viet D. Tran , Slovak Academy of Sciences
pp. 395

Distributed Processor Allocation in Multicomputers (PDF)

Philippe A. O. Navaux , Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Hans-Ulrich Heiss , University of Paderborn, Germany
C?sar A. F. De Rose , Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
pp. 397

Parallelizing a CAD-Model-Based Object Localization for Initialization of Tracking in Visual Servoing (PDF)

H.-H. Nagel , Universit?t Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
Th. M? , Universit?t Karlsruhe (TH), Germany
pp. 399

Yabat: An Administration and Monitoring Software for Beowulf Clusters (PDF)

M. R. Guarracino , Center for Research on Parallel Computing and Supercomputers CPS-CNR, Naples, Italy
U. Scafuri , Center for Research on Parallel Computing and Supercomputers CPS-CNR, Naples, Italy
G. Laccetti , Center for Research on Parallel Computing and Supercomputers CPS-CNR, Naples, Italy
G. Oliva , Center for Research on Parallel Computing and Supercomputers CPS-CNR, Naples, Italy
pp. 401

Heterogeneity Considered Harmful to Algorithm Designers (PDF)

O. Beaumont , LIP, UMR CNRS-ENS Lyon-INRIA
A. Legrand , LIP, UMR CNRS-ENS Lyon-INRIA
F. Rastello , LIP, UMR CNRS-ENS Lyon-INRIA
V. Boudet , LIP, UMR CNRS-ENS Lyon-INRIA
Y. Robert , LIP, UMR CNRS-ENS Lyon-INRIA
pp. 403

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 405
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