Low-level benchmarking: performance profiles

Hockney, Roger W. and Getov, Vladimir (1998) Low-level benchmarking: performance profiles. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Euromicro Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Processing (PDP '98). IEEE, pp. 50-56. ISBN 0818683325

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EMPDP.1998.647179

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to advance the presentation of low-level benchmarking results in the form of performance profiles, which present concisely on one or two pages the single- or multi-processor performance results. A profile consists of measured and derived performance parameters which characterise the performance of parallel computers. In order to achieve a more systematic approach to low-level benchmarking methodology, we also introduce the concept of the benchmarking frame. Several sets of low-level benchmarking results from current RISC platforms including DEC Alpha, SGI Onyx, and SUN Ultra-2 are shown to prove the validity of our approach.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: University of Westminster > Science and Technology > Electronics and Computer Science, School of (No longer in use)
Depositing User: Miss Nina Watts
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2010 11:59
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2010 11:59
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/7557

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