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30th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) Volume 1: Software Technology and Architecture (1997)
Maui, Hawaii
Jan. 3, 1997 to Jan. 6, 1997
ISSN: 1060-3425
ISBN: 0-8186-7743-0
pp: 266
Roberto Giorgi , Universita di Pisa
Cosimo Antonio Prete , Universita di Pisa
Gianpaolo Prina , Universita di Pisa
Luigi Ricciardi , Universita di Pisa
We describe an environment to produce traces representing significant workloads for a shared-bus shared-memory multiprocessor used as a general-purpose multitasking machine, where each processor can include multithread facilities. By means of an exclusively software approach, the environment produces traces that include both user and kernel references, starting from source traces containing only user references. The process scheduling and the virtualto- physical address translation are simulated, whereas stochastic model is provided for the generation of the kernel reference stream. The paper includes a Section describing the generation of three different workloads used to evaluate the performance of a shared-bus shared-memory multiprocessor.

G. Prina, L. Ricciardi, R. Giorgi and C. A. Prete, "AWorkload Generation Environment for Trace-Driven Simulation of Shared-Bus Multiprocessors," 30th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Maui, Hawaii, 1997, pp. 266.
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