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2013 IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC) (2012)
La Jolla, CA, USA USA
Nov. 4, 2012 to Nov. 6, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-4673-4531-6
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Message from the general chair (Abstract)

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

Keynote address: Moving a science workload to exascale computing (Abstract)

Katherine Yelick , Computing Sciences Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, USA
pp. 1

BenchNN: On the broad potential application scope of hardware neural network accelerators (Abstract)

Tianshi Chen , ICT, China
Yunji Chen , ICT, China
Marc Duranton , CEA LIST, France
Qi Guo , IBM Research, China
Atif Hashmi , University of Wisconsin, USA
Mikko Lipasti , University of Wisconsin, USA
Andrew Nere , University of Wisconsin, USA
Shi Qiu , USTC, China
Michele Sebag , LRI, CNRS, France
Olivier Temam , INRIA, France
pp. 36-45

Whole program data dependence profiling to unveil parallel regions in the dynamic execution (Abstract)

Tadao Nakamura , Dept. of Information and Computer Sci., Keio University, Yokohama, 223-8522, Japan
pp. 69-80

Analyzing the Facebook workload (Abstract)

Sanjeev Kumar , Facebook Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA
pp. 111-112

Characterizing thread placement in the IBM POWER7 processor (Abstract)

Stelios Manousopoulos , Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain
Miquel Moreto , Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain
Roberto Gioiosa , Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain
Nectarios Koziris , National Technical University (NTUA), Athens, Greece
Francisco J. Cazorla , Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain
pp. 120-130

CHAOS: Composable Highly Accurate OS-based power models (Abstract)

John D. Davis , Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley, USA
Suzanne Rivoire , Dept. of Computer Science, Sonoma State University, USA
Moises Goldszmidt , Microsoft Research, Silicon Valley, USA
Ehsan K. Ardestani , Dept. of Computer Engineering, University of California Santa Cruz, USA
pp. 153-163

Model-based, memory-centric performance and power optimization on NUMA multiprocessors (Abstract)

ChunYi Su , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 24060, USA
Dong Li , Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN 37831, USA
Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos , Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Kirk W. Cameron , Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 24060, USA
Bronis R. de Supinski , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA 94550, USA
Edgar A. Leon , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA 94550, USA
pp. 164-173

Workload characterization on a production Hadoop cluster: A case study on Taobao (Abstract)

Zujie Ren , School of Computer Science and Technology, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Xianghua Xu , School of Computer Science and Technology, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Jian Wan , School of Computer Science and Technology, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Weisong Shi , Department of Computer Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, USA
Min Zhou , Taobao, Inc., Hangzhou, China
pp. 3-13

ECHO: Recreating network traffic maps for datacenters with tens of thousands of servers (Abstract)

Christina Delimitrou , Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, USA
Sriram Sankar , Microsoft, USA
Aman Kansal , Microsoft Research, USA
Christos Kozyrakis , Electrical Engineering Department, Stanford University, USA
pp. 14-24

Automatic discovery of performance and energy pitfalls in HTML and CSS (Abstract)

Adrian Sampson , University of Washington, USA
Calin Cascaval , Qualcomm, USA
Luis Ceze , University of Washington, USA
Pablo Montesinos , Qualcomm, USA
Dario Suarez Gracia , Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
pp. 82-83

Benchmarking ISA reliability to intermittent errors (Abstract)

Melina Demertzi , University of Southern California, USA
Bardia Zandian , University of Southern California, USA
Ricardo Rojas , University of Southern California, USA
Murali Annavaram , University of Southern California, USA
pp. 86-87

Using software architectural patterns for synthetic embedded multicore benchmark development (Abstract)

Etem Deniz , Department of Computer Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey 34342
Alper Sen , Department of Computer Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey 34342
Jim Holt , Freescale Semiconductor Inc., Networking Systems Division, USA
Brian Kahne , Freescale Semiconductor Inc., Networking Systems Division, USA
pp. 89-99

A storage-centric analysis of MapReduce workloads: File popularity, temporal locality and arrival patterns (Abstract)

Cristina L. Abad , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Nathan Roberts , Yahoo! Inc., USA
Yi Lu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Roy H. Campbell , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
pp. 100-109

Micro-architectural characterization of desktop cloud workloads (Abstract)

Tao Jiang , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Rui Hou , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Lixin Zhang , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ke Zhang , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Licheng Chen , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Mingyu Chen , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Ninghui Sun , State Key Laboratory of Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
pp. 131-140

A quantitative study of irregular programs on GPUs (Abstract)

Martin Burtscher , Texas State University, San Marcos, USA
Rupesh Nasre , The University of Texas, Austin, USA
Keshav Pingali , The University of Texas, Austin, USA
pp. 141-151

Message from the program chair (Abstract)

Thomas Wenisch , University of Michigan, USA
pp. ii

Wireless Body Area Networks: Where does energy go? (Abstract)

Sangwon Lee , Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Murali Annavaram , Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
pp. 25-35

Phase behavior in serial and parallel applications (Abstract)

Andreas Sembrant , Uppsala University, Department of Information Technology, P.O. Box 337, SE-751 05, Sweden
David Black-Schaffer , 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
pp. 47-58

Deconstructing the overhead in parallel applications (Abstract)

Mark Roth , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, USA
Micah J Best , University of British Columbia, Vancouver, USA
Craig Mustard , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, USA
Alexandra Fedorova , Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, USA
pp. 59-68

Characterizing global user download behavior on a large-scale satellite image distribution system (Abstract)

Brian Romoser , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
Ribel Fares , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
Peter Janovics , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
Ziliang Zong , Computer Science Department, Texas State University, USA
pp. 84-85

Multidimensional dynamic behavior in mobile computing (Abstract)

Mehrdad Reshadi , Qualcomm Research, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, CA, USA
Calin Cascaval , Qualcomm Research, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, CA, USA
pp. 113-115

Virtualization for HPC (Abstract)

Joshua E. Simons , VMware, Inc., Cambridge, USA
pp. 116-117

Author index (Abstract)

pp. 174-175

[Title pages] (Abstract)

pp. 1-2

Table of contents (Abstract)

pp. 1-3

Committee (Abstract)

pp. iii

Session 2: Parallelism (Abstract)

pp. 46

Reviewers (Abstract)

pp. iv
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