NCRS: A Network RAM-Based Computational Resource Sharing Grid

  • Yiming Zhang
  • Dongsheng Li
  • Rui Chu
  • Xicheng Lu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4465)

Abstract

In this paper we propose NCRS, a Network Computational Resource Sharing grid based on network RAM. In NCRS, the computing node regards the free memory of other nodes in networks as a complement of local memory and uses it to store the large amount of intermediate data during computation. When the remote data is required, rather than blocks and gets it from remote nodes (or local disks), the computing node sends the related instructions to the remote nodes where the data locates. We refer to the memory on the remote nodes in networks as Network Intelligent Memory (NIM). NIM carries out the received instructions, and by this means the computing node reduces the page-swaps with local disks and the instructions locally carried out.

Keywords

NCRS NIM Pseudo memory Speculative execution Instruction analyses 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yiming Zhang
    • 1
  • Dongsheng Li
    • 1
  • Rui Chu
    • 1
  • Xicheng Lu
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer, National University of Defense Technology, Changsha 410073, HunanChina

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