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2013 IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC) (2011)
Austin, TX, USA
Nov. 6, 2011 to Nov. 8, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-4577-2063-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Table of contents (PDF)

pp. iii-v

Message from the general chair (PDF)

John Carter , IBM Research - Austin, USA
pp. 1

Message from the program chair (PDF)

E.N. Elnozahy , IBM Research - Austin, USA
pp. 1

GPU computing and the road to extreme-scale parallel systems (PDF)

Stephen W. Keckler , The University of Texas at Austin, NVIDIA, USA
pp. 1

Ranking commercial machines through data transposition (Abstract)

Lieven Eeckhout , Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Ghent University, Belgium
Beau Piccart , Department of Computer Science, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Hendrik Blockeel , Department of Computer Science, K.U.Leuven, Belgium
Andy Georges , Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Ghent University, Belgium
pp. 3-14

Characterization of real workloads of web search engines (Abstract)

Gang Lu , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Lei Wang , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Ninghui Sun , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Zhen Jia , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Jianfeng Zhan , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Xuehai Hong , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Huafeng Xi , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Lixin Zhang , Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
pp. 15-25

The Multi-Program Performance Model: Debunking current practice in multi-core simulation (Abstract)

Kenzo Van Craeynest , ELIS Department, Ghent University, Belgium
Lieven Eeckhout , ELIS Department, Ghent University, Belgium
pp. 26-37

Using cycle stacks to understand scaling bottlenecks in multi-threaded workloads (Abstract)

Trevor E. Carlson , Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Ghent University, Belgium
Shuai Che , Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia, USA
Wim Heirman , Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Ghent University, Belgium
Kevin Skadron , Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia, USA
Lieven Eeckhout , Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Ghent University, Belgium
pp. 38-49

Decoupling datacenter studies from access to large-scale applications: A modeling approach for storage workloads (Abstract)

Christina Delimitrou , Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, USA
Sriram Sankar , Global Foundation Services, Microsoft, USA
Christos Kozyrakis , Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, USA
Kushagra Vaid , Global Foundation Services, Microsoft, USA
pp. 51-60

A quantitative analysis of cooling power in container-based data centers (Abstract)

Amer Qouneh , Intelligent Design of Efficient Architectures Lab (IDEAL), University of Florida, USA
Tao Li , Intelligent Design of Efficient Architectures Lab (IDEAL), University of Florida, USA
Chao Li , Intelligent Design of Efficient Architectures Lab (IDEAL), University of Florida, USA
pp. 61-71

Modeling and predicting application performance on hardware accelerators (Abstract)

Scott Baden , University of California at San Diego, USA
Allan Snavely , San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA
Didem Unat , University of California at San Diego, USA
Laura Carrington , San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA
Stephen Poole , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Mitesh R. Meswani , San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA
pp. 73

Quantifying the common computational problems in contemporary applications (Abstract)

Henk Corporaal , Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherland
Rik Jongerius , IBM Research-Zürich, Switzerland
Phillip Stanley-Marbell , IBM Research-Zürich, Switzerland
pp. 74

Empirical Web server power modeling and characterization (Abstract)

Felipe Klein , Schlumberger/BRGC, Brazil
Rodolfo Azevedo , Institute of Computing, UNICAMP, Brazil
Sandro Rigo , Institute of Computing, UNICAMP, Brazil
Reinaldo Bergamaschi , Institute of Computing, UNICAMP, Brazil
Leonardo Piga , Institute of Computing, UNICAMP, Brazil
pp. 75

Hierarchically characterizing CUDA program behavior (Abstract)

Nilanjan Goswami , Intelligent Design of Efficient Architecture Lab, University of Florida, Ganiesville, USA
Hai Jin , Service Computing Technologies and System Lab/Cluster and Grid Computing Lab, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Zhibin Yu , Service Computing Technologies and System Lab/Cluster and Grid Computing Lab, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Tao Li , Intelligent Design of Efficient Architecture Lab, University of Florida, Ganiesville, USA
Lizy K. John , Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 78712 USA
pp. 76

Scalability analysis of enterprise javaworkloads on a multi-core system (Abstract)

Xavier Guerin , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Seetharami Seelam , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Parijat Dube , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Yanbin Liu , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA
Pierre-Andre Paumelle , IBM Software Group, 94253 Gentilly, France
pp. 77

Two-level soft error vulnerability prediction on SMT/CMP architectures (Abstract)

Lide Duan , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 70803, USA
Lu Peng , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 70803, USA
Bin Li , Department of Experimental Statistics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 70803, USA
pp. 78

A performance study on operator-based stream processing systems (Abstract)

Souhei Takeno , Department of Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Toyotaro Suzumura , Department of Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Miyuru Dayarathna , Department of Computer Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 79

Full-system analysis and characterization of interactive smartphone applications (Abstract)

Nigel Paver , ARM - Austin, TX, USA
Ronald G. Dreslinski , Advanced Computer Architecture Laboratory, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, USA
Chris Emmons , ARM - Austin, TX, USA
Trevor Mudge , Advanced Computer Architecture Laboratory, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, USA
Anthony Gutierrez , Advanced Computer Architecture Laboratory, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, USA
Thomas F. Wenisch , Advanced Computer Architecture Laboratory, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, USA
Ali Saidi , ARM - Austin, TX, USA
pp. 81-90

MEVBench: A mobile computer vision benchmarking suite (Abstract)

Silvio Savarese , University Of Michigan, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ann Arbor, USA
Jason Clemons , University Of Michigan, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ann Arbor, USA
Todd Austin , University Of Michigan, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ann Arbor, USA
Haishan Zhu , University Of Michigan, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Ann Arbor, USA
pp. 91-102

Efficient software-based online phase classification (Abstract)

Andreas Sembrant , Uppsala University, Department of Information Technology, P.O. Box 337, SE-751 05, Sweden
Erik Hagersten , Uppsala University, Department of Information Technology, P.O. Box 337, SE-751 05, Sweden
David Eklov , Uppsala University, Department of Information Technology, P.O. Box 337, SE-751 05, Sweden
pp. 104-115

Thread reinforcer: Dynamically determining number of threads via OS level monitoring (Abstract)

Laxmi N. Bhuyan , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Riverside, USA 92521
Kishore Kumar Pusukuri , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Riverside, USA 92521
Rajiv Gupta , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, Riverside, USA 92521
pp. 116-125

A tool for characterizing and succinctly representing the data access patterns of applications (Abstract)

Laura Carrington , San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA
Allan Snavely , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California at San Diego, USA
Catherine Mills , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California at San Diego, USA
pp. 126-135

Performance characterization of the NAS Parallel Benchmarks in OpenCL (Abstract)

Sangmin Seo , Center for Manycore Programming, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 151-744, Korea
Jaejin Lee , Center for Manycore Programming, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 151-744, Korea
Gangwon Jo , Center for Manycore Programming, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Seoul National University, 151-744, Korea
pp. 137-148

Performance characteristics of Graph500 on large-scale distributed environment (Abstract)

Katsuki Fujisawa , Chuo University, Japan
Hitoshi Sato , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Satoshi Matsuoka , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Toyotaro Suzumura , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Koji Ueno , Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
pp. 149-158

On the memory system requirements of future scientific applications: Four case-studies (Abstract)

Yoav Etsion , Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS), Spain
Alex Ramirez , Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS), Spain
Milan Pavlovic , Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC-CNS), Spain
pp. 159-170

Program Interferometry (Abstract)

Zhe Wang , Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Daniel A. Jimenez , Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
pp. 172-175

Analyzing the effects of compiler optimizations on application reliability (Abstract)

Murali Annavaram , Electrical Engineering Deparment, University of Southern California, USA
Melina Demertzi , Computer Science Department, University of Southern California, USA
Mary Hall , School of Computing, University of Utah, USA
pp. 184-193

Autocorrelation analysis: A new and improved method for branch predictability characterization (Abstract)

Lizy K. John , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Jian Chen , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
pp. 194-203

Architecture comparisons between Nvidia and ATI GPUs: Computation parallelism and data communications (Abstract)

Jianmin Chen , Department of Computer & Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Bin Li , Department of Experimental Statistics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
Jih-Kwon Peir , Department of Computer & Information Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Ying Zhang , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
Lu Peng , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA
pp. 205-215

Parallelization and characterization of pattern matching using GPUs (Abstract)

Sotiris Ioannidis , FORTH-ICS, Greece
Michalis Polychronakis , Columbia University, USA
Giorgos Vasiliadis , FORTH-ICS, Greece
pp. 216-225

Analyzing soft-error vulnerability on GPGPU microarchitecture (Abstract)

Nilanjan Goswami , ECE Department, University of Florida, USA
Jingweijia Tan , EECS Department, University of Kansas, USA
Xin Fu , EECS Department, University of Kansas, USA
Tao Li , ECE Department, University of Florida, USA
pp. 226-235

Author index (PDF)

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