A Review on Task Performance Prediction in Multi-core Based Systems

Frederic Pinel, Johnatan E. Pecero, Pascal Bouvry, Samee U. Khan
2011 2011 IEEE 11th International Conference on Computer and Information Technology  
Operators of data centers are faced with the challenging goal of hosting applications that meet agreed service levels, at minimal operating costs. A significant part of these costs is energy related. Successfully reaching this goal requires optimal task-to-machine assignments. This activity relies on accurate energy and performance prediction. Widespread use of multi-core, multi-processor machines complicate past prediction methods. Therefore, this paper suggests to revisit task profiling, a
more » ... hod based on observations of actual task execution. As a first step in this direction, this paper reviews methods for task profiling, which account for the contention present in multi-core processors.
doi:10.1109/cit.2011.107 dblp:conf/IEEEcit/PinelPBK11 fatcat:4acpptagcvf7tegwtiyvyhpkcq