Classification and evaluation of parallel computer systems
A classification is presented of both vector (i.e. SIMD) and parallel (i.e. MIMD) computers, and two simple benchmarks are defined to assess performance. Results are presented for the Cray X-MP vector computer, and the LCAP parallel system of ten FPS-164 computers.
KeywordsVector Length Parallel Section Clock Period Asymptotic Performance Parallel Computer System
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