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Use Case Evaluation of the Proposed MPIT Configuration and Performance Interface

  • Carsten Clauss
  • Stefan Lankes
  • Thomas Bemmerl
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6305)

Abstract

In this contribution, we present our experiences gained while prototyping the MPIT Configuration and Performance Interface that is currently under discussion for being integrated into the next MPI standard. The work is based on an API draft that has been recently released by the MPI Tools Working Group [1]. As a use case, we have already developed a simple tuning tool on top of the proposed MPIT interface that can help to optimize protocol thresholds of MPI implementations according to communication characteristics of the respective applications.

Keywords

MPI 3.0 MPIch Tools Support Information Interface 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carsten Clauss
    • 1
  • Stefan Lankes
    • 1
  • Thomas Bemmerl
    • 1
  1. 1.Chair for Operating SystemsRWTH Aachen UniversityGermany

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