ETH Zurich CoPs Project PDS


 
  -CoPs Project

  -Research
     Group
  -Institute
  -Departement
  -ETH

CoPs Project Publications

  • Felix Rauch and Thomas M. Stricker: OS Support for a Commodity Database on PC Clusters — Distributed Devices vs. Distributed File Systems.
    Proceedings of Sixteenth Australasian Database Conference (ADC), January 31st - February 3rd 2005, Newcastle, Australia.
    Available formats: abstract, fulltext in pdf.

    Slides: pdf.

  • M. Taufer and T. Stricker: A Performance Monitor based on Virtual Global Time for Clusters of PCs.
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing 2003, Hong Kong, SAR, China, Dec 1 - Dec 4, 2003.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.

    Slides: acrobat, compressed postscript

  • Ch. Kurmann, and T. Stricker: Zero-Copy for CORBA — Efficient Communication for Distributed Object Middleware.
    Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing HPDC, Seattle, Washington, June 22-24, 2003.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.

    Slides: acrobat, compressed postscript

  • Christian Kurmann, Felix Rauch, Thomas M. Stricker: Cost/Performance Tradeoffs in Network Interconnects for Clusters of Commodity PCs
    Proc. Workshop on Communication Architecture for Clusters, April 22, 2003, Nice, France. In conjunction with International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS '03).
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, postscript, compressed postscript.
    Slides: acrobat, postscript, compressed postscript.

    An extended version of this paper is published as CS technical report #391, january 2003.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, postscript, compressed postscript.

  • B. Uk, M. Taufer, T. Stricker, G. Settanni, A. Cavalli, A. Caflisch: Combining Task- and Data Parallelism to Speed up Protein Folding on a Desktop Grid Platform - Is efficient protein folding possible with CHARMM on the United Devices MetaProcessor?
    Technical Report #386, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zürich. (Accepted for publication in CCGRID 2003)
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat.

  • B. Uk, M. Taufer, T. Stricker, G. Settanni, A. Cavalli: Implementation and Characterization of Protein Folding on a Desktop Computational Grid — Is CHARMM a suitable candidate for the United Devices MetaProcessor?
    In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2003), April 23-25, 2003, Nice, France.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat.

    An extended version of this work appears as technical report #385, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zürich.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat.

  • M. Taufer, T. Stricker, R. Weber: Scalability and Resource Usage of an OLAP Benchmark on Clusters of PCs
    Proc. of the Symposium of Parallel Algorithms and Architectures, ACM SPAA '02, August 11-13, 2002, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Kanada.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.

    An extended version of this work appears as technical report #367, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zürich.
    M. Taufer, T. Stricker, R. Weber: Inverting Middleware Framework: A Framework for Performance Analysis of Distributed OLAP Benchmarks on Clusters of PCs by Filtering and Abstracting Low Level Resource Usage
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat.

  • M. Taufer, T. Stricker, G. Roos, P. Güntert: On the Migration of the Scientific Code Dyana from SMPs to Clusters of PCs and on to the Grid
    Proc. of the CCGRID 2002, IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, May 2002, Berlin, Germany.
    Available files abstract, acrobat.
    Slides: acrobat.

  • M. Taufer, E. Perathoner, A. Cavalli, A. Caflish, T. Stricker: Performance Characterization of a Molecular Dynamics Code on PC Clusters — Is there any easy parallelism in CHARMM?
    Proc. of IPDPS 2002, IEEE/ACM International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, April 2002, Fort Lauterdale, Florida, USA.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat.
    Slides: acrobat.

  • Felix Rauch, Christian Kurmann, Thomas M. Stricker: Optimizing the distribution of large data sets in theory and practice
    Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, volume 14, issue 3, pages 165-181, april 2002. © John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
    Available from the publisher: abstract, acrobat

  • Ch. Kurmann, F. Rauch and T. Stricker: Speculative Defragmentation — Leading Gigabit Ethernet to True Zero-Copy Communication
    Cluster Computing: The Journal of Networks, Software Tools and Applications . Volume 4, Issue 1, page 7-18, March 2001, © Kluwer Academic Publishers
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.

  • Felix Rauch and Thomas M. Stricker: Comments on "Transparent User-Level Process Checkpoint and Restore for Migration" by Bozyigit and Wasiq.
    Operating Systems Review, ACM, 36(3):8-9, July 2002.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat.

  • Ch. Kurmann, M. Muller, F. Rauch and T. Stricker: Speculative Defragmentation — A Technique to Improve the Communication Software Efficiency for Gigabit Ethernet
    Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing HPDC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 1-4, 2000.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.
    Slides: acrobat, compressed postscript, html

  • Ch. Kurmann, M. Muller, F. Rauch and T. Stricker: Improving the Network Interfaces for Gigabit Ethernet in Clusters of PCs by Protocol Speculation
    Technical Report No.339, Computer Science Department, ETH Zürich, 2000 (Extended Version of HPDC9 Paper).
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.

  • F. Rauch, Ch. Kurmann, T. Stricker: Partition Repositories for Partition Cloning — OS Independent Software Maintenance in Large Clusters of PCs
    Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing 2000, Chemnitz, Germany, Nov 28 - Dec 2, 2000.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, postscript. compressed postscript.
    Slides: acrobat, postscript, compressed postscript.

  • F. Rauch, Ch. Kurmann, T. Stricker: Partition Cast — Modelling and Optimizing the Distribution of Large Data Sets in PC Clusters.
    Euro-Par 2000 -- Parallel Processing, Arndt Bode and Thomas Ludwig (Editors), Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1900, ISBN 3-540-67956-1. Presented as distinguished paper at: European Conference on Parallel Computing, Euro-Par 2000, Munich, Germany, August 29 - September 1, 2000.

    A similar paper appeared as technical report No. 343, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zürich.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.
    Slides: acrobat, postscript, compressed postscript.

  • F. Rauch, C. Kurmann, B. M. Müller-Lagunez, T. M. Stricker Patagonia — A Dual Use Cluster of PCs for Computation and Education
    Proc. of the second workshop on Cluster-Computing, 25./26. March 1999, Karlsruhe, Germany.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.
    Slides: acrobat, compressed postscript.

  • M. Taufer, T. Stricker Accurate Performance Evaluation, Modelling and Prediction of a Message Passing Simulation Code based on Middleware
    Proc. of the SC98 Conference, Nov 7-13, 1998, Orlando, USA.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript , html .
    Slides: acrobat.

    An extended version of this work appears as technical report #310, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zürich.
    P. Arbenz, T. Stricker, M. Taufer, U. von Matt Performance Characterization and Modeling of the Molecular Simulation Code Opal, ETH Laboratory of Computer Systems, Nov 1998, Zürich Switzerland
    Available formats: acrobat , compressed postscript.

  • Ch. Kurmann, T. Stricker A Comparison of two Gigabit SAN/LAN technologies: Scalable Coherent Interface versus Myrinet
    In Proceedings of the SCI Europe'98 Conference, EMMSEC'98, 28-30 Sept 1998, Bordeaux, France.
    Available formats: abstract. acrobat, compressed postscript.
    Slides: acrobat.

    An extended version of this work appears as a chapter in SCI Based Cluster Computing, H. Hellwagner and A. Reinefeld, eds., Springer, Berlin, 1999.
    Available formats: acrobat.

  • Ch. Kurmann, T. Stricker Characterizing memory system performance for local and remote accesses in high end SMPs, low end SMPs and clusters of SMPs
    7th Workshop on Scalable Memory Multiprocessors held in conjunction with ISCA98, June 27-28, 1998, Barcelona, Spain.
    Available formats: abstract, acrobat, compressed postscript.
    Slides: acrobat, compressed postscript, html.

  • T. Stricker, T.Gross: Global Address Space, Non-Uniform Bandwidth: A Memory System Performance Characterization of Parallel Systems
    In Proceedings of HPCA'97, Feb 1-5,1997, San Antonio, TX.
    Available formats: abstract. acrobat, compressed postscript.

  • T. Stricker, T. Gross: Optimizing Memory System Performance for Communication in Parallel Computers
    In Proceedings of ISCA'95, June 1995.
    Available formats: abstract. acrobat, compressed postscript.

  • previous publication of Prof. Thomas M. Stricker can be found on this list of older publications.

ICS - Lab for Computersystems
DINFK - Departement of Computer Science
ETHZ - Swiss Institute of Technology

ETH Zürich: Department of Computer Science
Last Update: October, 2004,
Hrsg. Thomas Stricker,< thomas.stricker@inf.ethz.ch>