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Cluster Computing, International Workshop on (1999)
Melbourne, Australia
Dec. 2, 1999 to Dec. 3, 1999
ISSN: 1530-1885
ISBN: 0-7695-0343-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. ix

Acknowledgments (PDF)

pp. xvii
KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
CLUSTER SETUP AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT

Comparative Performance of a Commodity Alpha Cluster Running Linux and Windows NT (Abstract)

Kenji Takeda , University of Southampton
David Lancaster , University of Southampton
pp. 19

Evaluation of the Performance of Multithreaded Cilk Runtime System on SMP Clusters (Abstract)

Liang Peng , National University of Singapore
Chung-Kwong Yuen , National University of Singapore
Mingdong Feng , National University of Singapore
pp. 43
CLUSTER COMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE AND PROTOCOLS

A Communication Staging Technique for Network Cache Interconnected Clusters (Abstract)

Amy W. Apon , University of Arkansas
Hsiang Ann Chen , University of Arkansas
Larry E. Wilbur , Belobox Networks
Charlotte F. Fischer , Vanderbilt University
pp. 55

Smart Cluster Network (SCnet): Design of High Performance Communication System for SAN (Abstract)

Takahiro Kurosawa , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD.
Keisuke Fukui , Fujitsu LTD.
Nobuhiro Tachino , Fujitsu LTD.
Mitsuhiro Kishimoto , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD.
Naoshi Ogawa , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD.
Andreas Savva , Fujitsu LTD.
pp. 71

A High Performance Communication Subsystem for PODOS (Abstract)

Sudharshan Vazhkudai , University of Mississippi
Tobin Maginnis , University of Mississippi
pp. 81

Realistic Communication Model for Parallel Computing on Cluster (Abstract)

Cho-Li Wang , University of Hong Kong
Anthony T.C. Tam , University of Hong Kong
pp. 92
NETWORK COMMUNICATION OPTIMIZATIONS

Optimizing User-Level Communication Patterns on the Fujitsu AP3000 (Abstract)

Jeremy Dawson , Australian National University
Peter Strazdins , Australian National University
pp. 105

Key Message Algorithm: A Communication Optimization Algorithm in Cluster-Based Parallel Computing (Abstract)

Ming Zhu , Nanyang Technological University
Bu-Sung Lee , Nanyang Technological University
Wentong Cai , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 121
CLUSTER FILE SYSTEMS AND FILE ACCESS

Soda: A File System for a Multicomputer (Abstract)

Bob Kummerfeld , University of Sydney
Bruce Janson , University of Sydney
pp. 131

File Replication for Enhancing the Availability of Parallel I/O Systems on Clusters (Abstract)

Chung-Ta King , National Tsing Hua University
Hau-Yang Cheng , National Tsing Hua University
pp. 137

I/O in the Gardens Non-Dedicated Cluster Computing Environment (Abstract)

Siu Yuen Chan , Queensland University of Technology
Paul Roe , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 145

MPI-IO on a Parallel File System for Cluster of Workstations (Abstract)

Hakan Taki , Universit? de Picardie Jules Vernes
Gil Utard , Universit? de Picardie Jules Vernes
pp. 150

Single I/O Space for Scalable Cluster Computing (Abstract)

Hai Jin , University of Hong Kong
Roy S.C. Ho , University of Hong Kong
Kai Hwang , University of Southern California
pp. 158
SCHEDULING PROGRAMS ON CLUSTERS

Formal Specification of Virtual Process Topologies (Abstract)

Chris McDonald , University of Western Australia
Kamran Kazemi , University of Western Australia
pp. 169

An Efficient Resource Allocation Scheme for Gang Scheduling (Abstract)

B.B. Zhou , Australian National University
D. Walsh , Australian National University
C.W. Johnson , Australian National University
P. Brent , Oxford University
P. Mackerras , Australian National University
pp. 187

Building and Scheduling Parallel Adaptive Applications in Heterogeneous Environments (Abstract)

D. Kebbal , Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
J.M. Geib , Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
E.G. Talbi , Universite des Sciences et Technologies de Lille
pp. 195
CLUSTER MANAGEMENT AND METACOMPUTING

Investigation to Make Best Use of LSF with High Efficiency (Abstract)

Mike Pettipher , University of Manchester
John Brooke , University of Manchester
Fumie Costen , University of Manchester
pp. 211

Self-Migrating Threads for Multi-Agent Applications (Abstract)

Lubomir F. Bic , University of California at Irvine
Naoya Suzuki , University of Tsukuba
Munehiro Fukuda , University of Tsukuba
pp. 221

High Performance Distributed Objects for Cluster Computing (Abstract)

Olivier Reymann , Ecole Normale Suprieure de Lyon
Laurent Lefevre , Universite Claude Bernard
Lionel Brunie , LISI, INSA de Lyon
pp. 229

Resource Manager for Globus-Based Wide-Area Cluster Computing (Abstract)

Yoshio Tanaka , Real World Computing Partnership
Satoshi Sekiguchi , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Motonori Hirano , Software Research Associates, Inc.
Hidemoto Nakada , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Mitsuhisa Sato , Real World Computing Partnership
pp. 237
CLUSTER OPERATING SYSTEMS AND MONITORING

Nomad: A Scalable Operating System for Clusters of Uni and Multiprocessors (Abstract)

Ricardo Bianchini , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Eduardo Pinheiro , Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
pp. 247

Contractual Operating System ? Design and Problems (Abstract)

Wai-yip Chan , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Wai-kong Cheuk , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Chi-kwong Li , Hong Kong Polytechnic University
pp. 255

ClusterProbe: An Open, Flexible and Scalable Cluster Monitoring Tool (Abstract)

Yundong Sun , University of Hong Kong
Cho-Li Wang , University of Hong Kong
Zhengyu Liang , University of Hong Kong
pp. 261
CLUSTER PROGRAMMING AND ANALYSIS MODELS

Sharing the Garden GATE: Towards an Efficient Uniform Programming Model for CLUMPS (Abstract)

Paul Roe , Queensland University of Technology
Darren Butler , Queensland University of Technology
pp. 271

Debugging Parallel Programs Using Incomplete Information (Abstract)

Simon Huband , University of Western Australia
Chris McDonald , University of Western Australia
pp. 278
ALGORITHMS AND APPLICATIONS

Massively Parallel Simulated Annealing Embedded with Downhill ? A SPMD Algorithm for Cluster Computing (Abstract)

Shuyou Li , Tsinghua University
Zhihui Du , Tsinghua University
Mengyue Wu , Tsinghua University
Jing Zhu , Tsinghua University
Sanli Li , Tsinghua University
pp. 297

Lattice Field Theory on Cluster Computers: Vector- Vs. Cache-Centric Programming (Abstract)

N. Eicker , University of Wuppertal
K. Schilling , John von Neumann Institute for Computing and University of Wuppertal
C. Best , John von Neumann Institute for Computing
M. Peardon , John von Neumann Institute for Computing
P. Uberholz , University of Wuppertal
T. Lippert , John von Neumann Institute for Computing and University of Wuppertal
pp. 312

A Finite Element Solver for Convection Diffusion Problems Using a Cluster of PC's (Abstract)

Renato Simöes Silva , Laborat?rio Nacional de Computa??o Cient?fica LNCC/MCT
pp. 320
INDUSTRY TRACK

HP Hyperplex(r) Clustering Technology (Abstract)

D. Charlu , Hewlett-Packard Company
pp. 347

Author Index (PDF)

pp. 357
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