SPEComp: A New Benchmark Suite for Measuring Parallel Computer Performance

  • Vishal Aslot
  • Max Domeika
  • Rudolf Eigenmann
  • Greg Gaertner
  • Wesley B. Jones
  • Bodo Parady
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2104)


We present a new benchmark suite for parallel computers. SPEComp targets mid-size parallel servers. It includes a number of science/engineering and data processing applications. Parallelism is expressed in the OpenMP API. The suite includes two data sets, Medium and Large, of approximately 1.6 and 4 GB in size. Our overview also describes the organization developing SPEComp, issues in creating OpenMP parallel benchmarks, the benchmarking methodology underlying SPEComp, and basic performance characteristics.


Benchmark Suite Parallel Region Spec Benchmark High Performance Group OpenMP Directive 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vishal Aslot
    • 1
  • Max Domeika
    • 2
  • Rudolf Eigenmann
    • 1
  • Greg Gaertner
    • 3
  • Wesley B. Jones
    • 4
  • Bodo Parady
    • 5
  1. 1.Purdue UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Intel Corp.USA
  3. 3.Compaq Computer Corp.USA
  4. 4.Silicon Graphics Inc.USA
  5. 5.Sun MicrosystemsUSA

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