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Performance evaluation of parallel programs in parallel and distributed systems

  • Bernd Mohr
Performance Monitoring And Debugging
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 457)

Abstract

This paper deals with performance evaluation of parallel and distributed systems based on monitoring of concurrent interdependent activities. First a model is introduced for describing the dynamic behavior of computer systems in terms of events. Then, a distributed hardware/hybrid monitor system based on event driven monitoring and its tool environment SIMPLE are presented. We emphasize the tool environment as a prerequisite for successful performance evaluation. The tool environment for evaluating event traces, which integrates the data access interface TDL/POET and a set of evaluation tools for processing the data, makes evaluation independent of the monitor device(s) and the object system. It provides a problem oriented way of accessing event traces.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernd Mohr
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  1. 1.Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, IMMD 7ErlangenFederal Republic of Germany

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