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Productivity and Performance: Improving Consumability of Hardware Transactional Memory through a Real-World Case Study [chapter]

Huayong Wang, Yi Ge, Yanqi Wang, Yao Zou
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Hardware transactional memory (HTM) is a promising technology to improve the productivity of parallel programming. However, a general agreement has not been reached on the consumability of HTM.  ...  Based on the study of a typical commercial application in supply chain simulations -GBSE, we develop a general scheduling engine that encapsulates the HTM interface.  ...  Besides showing the improvement of productivity, we also evaluate the overall performance and analyze the factors that influence the performance.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15291-7_17 fatcat:xwqy6k76ozfsrgg2kctu3uruxe

Performance Evaluation and Prediction for Legacy Information Systems

Yan Jin, Antony Tang, Jun Han, Yan Liu
2007 29th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE'07)  
Our experience of applying BMM to a real-world system demonstrates the capability of BMM in predicting the performance of existing and enhanced software architectures in planning for its capacity growth  ...  In this paper, we introduce such a systematic approach that combines benchmarking, production system monitoring, and performance modelling (BMM) to address this issue.  ...  In the case study, we used a benchmarking environment which was compatible in performance with the production system to support a consistent interpretation of measurements.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icse.2007.64 dblp:conf/icse/JinTHL07 fatcat:q4wdhwocgfbdtg3wmgkhipjja4

Lean and Efficient Business Tier for Performance Scaling

Muralidaran Natarajan, Nandlal L. Sarda, Sharad C. Srivastava
2015 International Journal of Computer Applications  
The paper also presents, the results of the experiments carried out by applying the above recommendation and the performance improvements to decide the optimal setup for an environment for given workload  ...  The methodology enables a view of the Business Tier in five dimensions. The first dimension is identifying the business"s core critical path and how to make it lean.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank the support of National Stock Exchange of India Limited for the lab facilities for the research work.  ... 
doi:10.5120/20760-3182 fatcat:7gxnq3xfafhm7chwwwj2xloovi

Activity-based costing in smart and connected products production enterprises

Marisa Sánchez, María de la Paz Moral, Gustavo Ramoscelli
2020 Accounting  
A functioning of a smart and connected product requires a cloud-based system for operating and monitoring it throughout its life.  ...  The estimation of costs related to data analytics and products' monitoring serve as a reference to forecast future expending during the lifetime of products.  ...  The real-time feedback of IoT-based products challenges the traditional centralized command-and-control model of management in favour of distributed but highly integrated choices and continuous improvement  ... 
doi:10.5267/ fatcat:3p5jrlib2zebromz7cp7z3xxiq

An updated performance comparison of virtual machines and Linux containers

Wes Felter, Alexandre Ferreira, Ram Rajamony, Juan Rubio
2015 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS)  
We use a suite of workloads that stress CPU, memory, storage, and networking resources. We use KVM as a representative hypervisor and Docker as a container manager.  ...  Our results show that containers result in equal or better performance than VMs in almost all cases. Both VMs and containers require tuning to support I/O-intensive applications.  ...  Other product and service names might be trademarks of IBM or other companies.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ispass.2015.7095802 dblp:conf/ispass/FelterFRR15 fatcat:lej52awsbvcddngra4idwu7kne

LFDS: Scalable and High Performance Logging for Mission Critical Real Time Applications

Muralidaran Natarajan, Nandlal L. Sarda, Sharad C. Srivastava
2015 International Journal of Software Engineering and Its Applications  
In the world of connected enterprises and Internet of Things (IOT), millions of users and devices are connecting and transacting online simultaneously.  ...  The service uses a hybrid of solutions to optimize the ancillary LFDS tasks for logging in high performance mission critical applications.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank the support of National Stock Exchange of India Limited for the lab facilities for the research work.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijseia.2015.9.6.02 fatcat:axcrldiggngqxnfytx6qkecesa

Cross-architecture performance prediction (XAPP) using CPU code to predict GPU performance

Newsha Ardalani, Clint Lestourgeon, Karthikeyan Sankaralingam, Xiaojin Zhu
2015 Proceedings of the 48th International Symposium on Microarchitecture - MICRO-48  
Our results show that our tool is robust and accurate: we achieve 26.9% average error on a set of 24 real-world kernels. We also discuss practical usage scenarios for XAPP.  ...  GPUs have become prevalent and more general purpose, but GPU programming remains challenging and time consuming for the majority of programmers.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank the anonymous reviewers, Tony Nowatzki and the members of Vertical Research Group for their useful feedback on this work.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2830772.2830780 dblp:conf/micro/ArdalaniLSZ15 fatcat:6h2yn3gk2zetpiu6mlayfxolqq

The Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer science data system, its products, tools, and performance

G.W. Bothwell, E.G. Hansen, R.E. Vargo, K.C. Miller
2002 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
A range of data products from Level 1 through Level 3 is being produced. Because of MISR's unprecedented design, extensive prototyping was required from a relatively early stage.  ...  the science software and the production system to achieve a successful overall data processing capability.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors gratefully acknowledge the dedication and inspiration of the MISR science data system team; the untiring efforts of the ASDC DAAC staff; the developers of EOSDIS; and all others  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2002.801152 fatcat:xcusl4x2srf5hmcihsaudiy2jm

High performance reconfigurable computing for numerical simulation and deep learning

Lin Gan, Ming Yuan, Jinzhe Yang, Wenlai Zhao, Wayne Luk, Guangwen Yang
2020 CCF Transactions on High Performance Computing  
the state-of-the-art reconfigurable solutions, and various issues such as on-chip resources and development productivity.  ...  Data from the memory will be streamed through different pipelines for higher computing efficiencies.  ...  People are able to enjoy a better, easier, and safer world than ever.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42514-020-00032-x fatcat:mbnb73zazzgohhe4quhuqlryky

Characterizing Energy Consumption in Hardware Transactional Memory Systems

Epifanio Gaona-Ramirez, Ruben Titos-Gil, Juan Fernandez, Manuel E. Acacio
2010 2010 22nd International Symposium on Computer Architecture and High Performance Computing  
In this work, we characterize the performance and energy consumption of two well-known Hardware Transactional Memory systems that employ opposite policies for data versioning and conflict management.  ...  To the best of our knowledge, this is the first characterization in terms of energy consumption of hardware transactional memory systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been jointly supported by the Spanish MEC and MICINN under grants "TIN2009-141475-C04-02" and European Comission FEDER funds under grants "Consolider Ingenio-2010 CSD2006-00046  ... 
doi:10.1109/sbac-pad.2010.11 dblp:conf/sbac-pad/Gaona-RamirezTFA10 fatcat:ke6qxidq3zcnjfhuikgjfah34a

Panappticon: Event-based tracing to measure mobile application and platform performance

Lide Zhang, David R. Bild, Robert P. Dick, Z. Morley Mao, Peter Dinda
2013 2013 International Conference on Hardware/Software Codesign and System Synthesis (CODES+ISSS)  
Improving and optimizing user-perceived smartphone performance requires understanding device, system, and application behavior for real-world workloads.  ...  We carried out a 14-user, one-month study of an Android smartphone system instrumented with Panappticon, which revealed a number of specific problems and areas for improvement that may be of interest to  ...  A DVFS policy taking this into account could improve both energy efficiency and user-perceived latency. 6.4 Case study three: impact of hardware resource on user transactions The third and final case study  ... 
doi:10.1109/codes-isss.2013.6659020 dblp:conf/codes/ZhangBDMD13 fatcat:piorqkbb2rd4deq7amz6zxxejy

Measurement of Energy Performances for General-Structured Servers

Ren Liu, Lili Chen, Pengcheng Li, Meng Liu, Haihong Chen
2017 IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environment  
However, the energy performance of servers and testing methods of servers are not well defined. This paper presents matrices to measure the energy performances of general-structured servers.  ...  Based on a set of normalized workload, the author proposes a standard method for testing energy efficiency of servers.  ...  Acknowledgment Supported by Project 2014BAK02B06 of National Science and Technology Support Program, support by Project 2015424050 of Special Fund for quality control Research in the Public Interest.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1755-1315/94/1/012066 fatcat:edyvl7cjifd47esftln7cfxhwq

High-Performance Embedded Architecture and Compilation Roadmap [chapter]

Koen De Bosschere, Wayne Luk, Xavier Martorell, Nacho Navarro, Mike O'Boyle, Dionisios Pnevmatikatos, Alex Ramirez, Pascal Sainrat, André Seznec, Per Stenström, Olivier Temam
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
One of the key deliverables of the EU HiPEAC FP6 Network of Excellence is a roadmap on high-performance embedded architecture and compilation -the HiPEAC Roadmap for short.  ...  The roadmap details several of the key challenges that need to be tackled in the coming decade, in order to achieve scalable performance in multi-core systems, and in order to make them a practical mainstream  ...  consumers and companies in search of a greener computer.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-71528-3_2 fatcat:ywmebvj7wrfb3ojghsjs4w3fy4

Blockchain-Based Traceability and Visibility for Agricultural Products: A Decentralized way of Ensuring Food Safety in India

Deepak Prashar, Nishant Jha, Sudan Jha, Yongju Lee, Gyanendra Prasad Joshi
2020 Sustainability  
The proposed solution shows a throughput of 161 transactions per second with a convergence time of 4.82 seconds, and was found effective in the traceability of the agricultural products.  ...  In this work, we proposed a blockchain-based solution that removes the need for a secure centralized structure, intermediaries, and exchanges of information, optimizes performance, and complies with a  ...  All authors have read and agreed to the published version of the manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12083497 fatcat:efww6rh5gvgevo4m6s3rf3k3oa

Whatever Happened to Canada-United States Economic Growth and Productivity Performance in the Information Age?

Tarek M. Harchaoui, Kais Dachraoui
2004 Social Science Research Network  
A large body of the U.S. productivity literature linked this improved performance to the information technology revolution use that has spread through the U.S. economy.  ...  Australia, which enjoyed a remarkable improvement of productivity largely due to information technology use, is an interesting case in point (Parham 2002) .  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1375667 fatcat:tf25fmw3brhrhi46otgdhgcxzi
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