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2014 IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization (IISWC) (2014)
Raleigh, NC, USA
Oct. 26, 2014 to Oct. 28, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-4799-6452-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page (PDF)

pp. 1-2

Sponsors (PDF)

pp. 1

Performance analysis of the memory management unit under scale-out workloads (Abstract)

Vasileios Karakostas , Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Osman S. Unsal , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Mario Nemirovsky , ICREA at Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Adrian Cristal , Barcelona Supercomputing Center
Michael Swift , University of Wisconsin-Madison
pp. 1-12

Workload characterization of server-side JavaScript (Abstract)

Takeshi Ogasawara , IBM Research - Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 13-21

Understanding the behavior of in-memory computing workloads (Abstract)

Tao Jiang , SKL Computer Architecture, ICT, CAS, Beijing, China
Qianlong Zhang , SKL Computer Architecture, ICT, CAS, Beijing, China
Rui Hou , SKL Computer Architecture, ICT, CAS, Beijing, China
Lin Chai , SKL Computer Architecture, ICT, CAS, Beijing, China
Sally A. Mckee , Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Zhen Jia , SKL Computer Architecture, ICT, CAS, Beijing, China
Ninghui Sun , SKL Computer Architecture, ICT, CAS, Beijing, China
pp. 22-30

Adaptive SMT control for more responsive web applications (Abstract)

Hiroshi Inoue , IBM Research - Tokyo
Toshio Nakatas , IBM Research - Tokyo
pp. 41-50

Characterization and analysis of dynamic parallelism in unstructured GPU applications (Abstract)

Jin Wang , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Sudhakar Yalamanchili , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
pp. 51-60

Measuring QoE of interactive workloads and characterising frequency governors on mobile devices (Abstract)

Volker Seeker , Institute for Computing Systems Architecture, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB, United Kingdom
Pavlos Petoumenos , Institute for Computing Systems Architecture, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB, United Kingdom
Hugh Leather , Institute for Computing Systems Architecture, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB, United Kingdom
Bjorn Franke , Institute for Computing Systems Architecture, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB, United Kingdom
pp. 61-70

Control flow behavior of cloud workloads (Abstract)

Jee Ho Ryoo , The University of Texas at Austin
Michael LeBeane , The University of Texas at Austin
Muhammad Faisal Iqbal , The University of Texas at Austin
Lizy K. John , The University of Texas at Austin
pp. 71-73

Characterization of transient error tolerance for a class of mobile embedded applications (Abstract)

Liang Wang , University of Virginia, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Ramon Bertran , University of Virginia, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Alper Buyuktosunoglu , University of Virginia, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Pradip Bose , University of Virginia, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Kevin Skadron , University of Virginia, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 74-75

CortexSuite: A synthetic brain benchmark suite (Abstract)

Shelby Thomas , University of San Diego, University of California, San Diego
Chetan Gohkale , University of San Diego, University of California, San Diego
Enrico Tanuwidjaja , University of San Diego, University of California, San Diego
Tony Chong , University of San Diego, University of California, San Diego
David Lau , University of San Diego, University of California, San Diego
Saturnino Garcia , University of San Diego, University of California, San Diego
Michael Bedford Taylor , University of San Diego, University of California, San Diego
pp. 76-79

Automatic source code analysis of branch mispredictions (Abstract)

Celal Ozturk , Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA 02881
Ibrahim Burak Karsli , Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA 02881
Resit Sendag , Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA 02881
pp. 82-83

QoS aware dynamic time-slice tuning (Abstract)

Yang Ding , Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc.
Praveen Yedlapalli , The Pennsylvania State University
Mahmut Kandemir , The Pennsylvania State University
pp. 84-85

A cache topology-aware multi-query scheduler for multicore architectures (Abstract)

Umut Orhan , Amazon Inc.
Wei Ding , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Praveen Yedlapalli , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Mahmut Kandemir , The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Ozcan Ozturk , Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
pp. 86-87

Towards realistic benchmarking for cloud file systems: Early experiences (Abstract)

Zujie Ren , School of Computer Science Hangzhou Dianzi University
Weisong Shi , Department of Computer Science Wayne State University
Jian Wan , School of Computer Science Hangzhou Dianzi University
pp. 88-98

Benchmarking a virtualization platform (Abstract)

Vijayaraghavan Soundararajan , R&D Performance, VMware Inc.
Banit Agrawal , R&D Performance, VMware Inc.
Bruce Herndon , R&D Performance, VMware Inc.
Priya Sethuraman , R&D Performance, VMware Inc.
Reza Taheri , R&D Performance, VMware Inc.
pp. 99-109

MachSuite: Benchmarks for accelerator design and customized architectures (Abstract)

Brandon Reagen , Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Robert Adolf , Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Yakun Sophia Shao , Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Gu-Yeon Wei , Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
David Brooks , Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 110-119

Workload synthesis: Generating benchmark workloads from statistical execution profile (Abstract)

Keunsoo Kim , School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Changmin Lee , School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Jung Ho Jung , School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Won Woo Ro , School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
pp. 120-129

Microarchitectural performance characterization of irregular GPU kernels (Abstract)

Molly A. O'Neil , Department of Computer Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Martin Burtscher , Department of Computer Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
pp. 130-139

Graph processing on GPUs: Where are the bottlenecks? (Abstract)

Qiumin Xu , Ming Hsieh, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Hyeran Jeon , Ming Hsieh, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Murali Annavaram , Ming Hsieh, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
pp. 140-149

A comparative analysis of microarchitecture effects on CPU and GPU memory system behavior (Abstract)

Joel Hestness , Department of Computer Sciences, The University of Wisconsin at Madison
Stephen W. Keckler , NVIDIA and Department of Computer Science, The University of Texas at Austin
David A. Wood , Department of Computer Sciences, The University of Wisconsin at Madison
pp. 150-160

Characterization of call-graph profiles in Java workloads (Abstract)

Takuya Nakaike , IBM Research - Tokyo
Hiroshi Inoue , IBM Research - Tokyo
Toshio Suganuma , IBM Research - Tokyo
Moriyoshi Ohara , IBM Research - Tokyo
pp. 161-170

Quantifying the energy cost of data movement for emerging smart phone workloads on mobile platforms (Abstract)

Dhinakaran Pandiyan , School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85281
Carole-Jean Wu , School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85281
pp. 171-180

Characterizing the performance effect of trials and rotations in applications that use Quantum Phase Estimation (Abstract)

Shruti Patil , Department of Computer Science, Princeton University
Ali JavadiAbhari , Department of Computer Science, Princeton University
Chen-Fu Chiang , Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Central Missouri
Jeff Heckey , Department of Computer Science, University of California at Santa Barbara
Margaret Martonosi , Department of Computer Science, Princeton University
Frederic T. Chong , Department of Computer Science, University of California at Santa Barbara
pp. 181-190

Characterizing and subsetting big data workloads (Abstract)

Zhen Jia , State Key Laboratory Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jianfeng Zhan , State Key Laboratory Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Lei Wang , State Key Laboratory Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Rui Han , State Key Laboratory Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Sally A. McKee , Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Qiang Yang , State Key Laboratory Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Chunjie Luo , State Key Laboratory Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jingwei Li , State Key Laboratory Computer Architecture, Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 191-201

Deep-dive analysis of the data analytics workload in CloudSuite (Abstract)

Ahmad Yasin , Intel Corporation
Yosi Ben-Asher , University of Haifa
Avi Mendelson , Technion
pp. 202-211

Thread-level speculation on off-the-shelf hardware transactional memory (Abstract)

Rei Odaira , IBM Research - Tokyo Toyosu, Tokyo, Japan
Takuya Nakaike , IBM Research - Tokyo Toyosu, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 212-221

Extending the roofline model: Bottleneck analysis with microarchitectural constraints (Abstract)

Victoria Caparros Cabezas , Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Markus Puschel , Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 222-231

An analysis of address and branch patterns with PatternFinder (Abstract)

Celal Ozturk , Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA 02881
Ibrahim Burak Karsli , Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA 02881
Resit Sendag , Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA 02881
pp. 232-242

Author index (PDF)

pp. 243-244
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