The software-monitor DELTA-T and its use for performance measurements of some farming variants on the multi-transputer system DAMP

  • Andreas Bauch
  • Thomas Kosch
  • Erik Maehle
  • Wolfgang Obelöer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 634)


Monitoring tools will play an important role in future programming environments for parallel computers. In this paper the software-monitor DELTA-T and its use are presented. The DAMP multi-transputer system is chosen as a target system. To show the use of DELTA-T for interactive ‘performance debugging’ a farm with a hypothetical load is selected. It is shown that the diameter of the topology is important for execution time. In addition to this suitable modifications and the achieved speedups are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Bauch
    • 1
  • Thomas Kosch
    • 1
  • Erik Maehle
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Obelöer
    • 1
  1. 1.Fachgebiet DatentechnikUniversität-GH-PaderbornPaderbornGermany

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