2. Computational Science

High-Performance Computing and Networking

Volume 1401 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 274-283

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On the effectiveness of different diffusive load balancing policies in dynamic applications

  • Antonio CorradiAffiliated withDEIS, Università di Bologna
  • , Letizia LeonardiAffiliated withDSI, Università di Modena
  • , Franco ZambonelliAffiliated withDSI, Università di Modena

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Abstract

The paper presents and evaluates a set of local dynamic load balancing strategies inspired to diffusion and characterised by different scopes of locality. The paper shows that policies with a very limited scope suit well highly dynamic applications; slowly dynamic applications, instead, can take advantage of diffusion policies with enlarged scope.