Grid Service-Based Benchmarking Tool for Computer Architecture Courses

  • Carlos Alario-Hoyos
  • Eduardo Gómez-Sánchez
  • Miguel L. Bote-Lorenzo
  • Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo
  • Juan I. Asensio-Pérez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5794)

Abstract

Benchmarking for educational purposes in the context of computer science can be hindered by the low number and the homogeneity of machines to be assessed, and the inaccuracy of the benchmarks to represent specific workloads. Thus, this paper proposes a benchmarking tool developed within a service-oriented grid in order to allow students to benchmark multiple workloads in machines that may belong to several educational institutions. This tool has been validated in a real educational scenario within a course on Computer Architecture.

Keywords

Benchmarking education architecture service-oriented grid 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Alario-Hoyos
    • 1
  • Eduardo Gómez-Sánchez
    • 1
  • Miguel L. Bote-Lorenzo
    • 1
  • Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo
    • 1
  • Juan I. Asensio-Pérez
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Telecommunication EngineeringUniversity of ValladolidValladolidSpain

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