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SC Conference (1997)
San Jose, California
Nov. 15, 1997 to Nov. 21, 1997
ISBN: 0-89791-985-8
pp: 22
Atsuko Takefusa , Ochanomizu University
Satoshi Matsuoka , Tokyo Institute of Technology
Hirotaka Ogawa , University of Tokyo
Hidemoto Nakada , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Hiromitsu Takagi , Nagoya Institute of Technology
Mitsuhisa Sato , Real World Computing Partnarship
Satoshi Sekiguchi , Electrotechnical Laboratory
Umpei Nagashima , Ochanomizu University
Rapid increase in speed and availability of network of supercomputers is making high performance global computing possible, in which computational and data resources in the network are collectively employed to solve large-scale problems. There have been several recent proposals of global computing including our Ninf system. However, critical issues regarding system performance characteristics in global computing have been little investigated, especially under multi-clients, multi-sites WAN settings. In order to investigate the feasibility of Ninf and similar systems, we conducted benchmarks with different communication/computation characteristics on a variety of combinations of clients and servers in their performance, architecture, etc. under LAN, single-site WAN, multi-site WAN situations.

H. Nakada et al., "Multi-client LAN/WAN Performance Analysis of Ninf: a High-Performance Global Computing System," SC Conference(SC), San Jose, California, 1997, pp. 22.
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