6th Workshop on Job Scheduling Strategies for Parallel Processing

In Conjunction with IPDPS 2000
Westin Regina Hotel, Cancun, Mexico
May 1, 2000

Workshop organizers:

Dror Feitelson, The Hebrew University
Larry Rudolph, MIT

Program Comittee:

Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau, University of Wisconsin
Fran Berman, University of California San Diego
Steve Chapin, Syracuse University
Allen Downey, Colby College
Allan Gottlieb, New York University
Atsushi Hori, Real World Computing Partnership
Phil Krueger, Sequent Computer Corp.
Richard Lagerstrom, Cray Research Inc.
Virginia Lo, University of Oregon
Reagan Moore, San Diego Supercomputer Center
Bill Nitzberg, NASA Ames Research Center
Uwe Schwiegelshohn, Dortmund University
Mark Squillante, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center

Technical Program:

The papers currently available here are those presented at the workshop. The definitive versions of these papers are available from Springer (see below).

Session 1: Workload Effects

"Effect of Job Size Characteristics on Job Scheduling Performance"
Kento Aida

"Improving Parallel Job Scheduling Using Runtime Measurements"
Fabricio A. B. da Silva and Isaac D. Scherson

Session 2: Valuation

"Valuation of Ultra-Scale Computing systems"
Larry Rudolph and Paul H. Smith

"System Utilization Benchmark on the Cray T3E and IBM SP2"
Adrian Wong, Leonid Oliker, William Kramer, Teresa Kaltz, and David Bailey

"A Critique of ESP"
Dror Feitelson

Session 3: Scheduling on MPPs

"Resource Allocation Schemes for Gang Scheduling"
B. B. Zhou, D. Walsh, and R. P. Brent

"A Tool to Schedule Parallel Applications on Multiprocessors: the NANOS CPU Manager"
Xavier Martorell, Julita Corbalan, Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos, Nacho Navarro, Eleftherios D. Polychronopoulos, Theodore S. Papatheodorou, and Jesus Labarta

"Time-Sharing Parallel Jobs in the Presence of Multiple Resource Requirements"
Fabrizio Petrini and Wu-chun Feng

Session 4: Scheduling on Meta-Systems

"The Performance Impact of Advance Reservation Meta-Scheduling"
Quinn Snell, Mark Clement, David Jackson, and Chad Gregory

"The Influence of the Structure and Sizes of Jobs on the Performance of Co-Allocation"
A. I. D. Bucur and D. H. J. Epema

"Load Balancing for Minimizing Execution Time of A Target Job on A Network of Heterogeneous Workstations"
S.-Y. Lee and C.-H. Cho

"Adaptive Selection of Partition Size for Supercomputer Requests"
Walfredo Cirne and Francine Berman


The proceedings of this workshop were published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes on Computer Science series, as volume 1911. It is also available from Springer on-line, with the option to purchase single papers.

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