16th Workshop on Job Scheduling Strategies for Parallel Processing

In Conjunction with IPDPS 2012
Shanghai, China
25 May 2012

Workshop organizers

Walfredo Cirne, Google
Narayan Desai, Argonne National Laboratory
Eitan Frachtenberg, Facebook
Uwe Schwiegelshohn, Technische Universität Dortmund

Program Committee

Henri Casanova, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Julita Corbalan, Technical University of Catalunya
Dick Epema, Delft University of Technology
Dror Feitelson, The Hebrew University
Ian Foster, Argonne National Laboratory
Alfredo Goldman, University of Sao Paulo
Allan Gottlieb, New York University
Morris Jette, SchedMD
Rajkumar Kettimuthu, Argonne National Laboratory
Derrick Kondo, INRIA
Virginia Lo, University of Oregon
Satoshi Matsuoka, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Jose Moreira, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Bill Nitzberg, Altair Engineering
Mark Squillante, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Dan Tsafrir, Technion
John Wilkes, Google
Ramin Yahyapour, The University of Göttingen

Technical Program:

Session 1 (8:30-10:00) – Opening and Scheduling for the Web

Keynote: Walfredo Cirne: Web-scale job scheduling

DEMB: Cache-Aware Scheduling for Distributed Query Processing
Junyong Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea); Youngmoon Eom (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea); Alan Sussman (University of Maryland, USA); Beomseok Nam (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)

Session 2 (10:25-12:05) – Scheduling Algorithms

Employing Checkpoint to Improve Job Scheduling in Large-Scale Systems
Shuangcheng Niu (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Jidong Zhai (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Xiaosong Ma (North Carolina State University, USA); Mingliang Liu (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Yan Zhai (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Wenguang Chen (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Weimin Zheng (Tsinghua University, P.R. China)

Increased Model-Realism can Make Processor-Selection Easier
N. Peter Drakenberg (Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum GmbH, Germany)

On Workflow Scheduling for End-to-end Performance Optimization in Distributed Network Environments
Qishi Wu (University of Memphis, USA); Daqing Yun (The University of Memphis, USA); Xiangyu Lin (University of Memphis, USA); Yi Gu (University of Tennessee at Martin, USA); Wuyin Lin (Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA); Yangang Liu (Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA)

Dynamic Scheduling of Independent Tasks with a Budget Constraint on a Desktop Grid
Ahmed Elleuch (University of Manouba, Tunisia); Lilia Chourou (University of Tunis, Tunisia); Mohamed Jemni (Research Laboratory UTIC, Tunisia)

Session 3 (13:25-15:50) – Scheduling from Single Chips to Extreme Scale

Dynamic Kernel/Device Mapping Strategies for GPU-assisted HPC Systems
Jiadong Wu (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Weiming Shi (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Bo Hong (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Optimal Co-Scheduling to Minimize Makespan on Chip Multiprocessors
Kai Tian (College of William and Mary, USA); Yunlian Jiang (The College of William and Mary, USA); Xipeng Shen (The College of William and Mary, USA); Weizhen Mao (College of William and Mary, USA)

Evaluating scalability and efficiency of the Resource and Job Management System on large HPC Clusters
Yiannis Georgiou (BULL S.A.S, France); Matthieu Hautreux (CEA-DAM, France)

Partitioned Parallel Job Scheduling for Extreme Scale Computing
David Brelsford (IBM Systems and Technology, USA); George Chochia (IBM Systems and Technology, USA); Nathan Falk (IBM Systems and Technology, USA); Kailash Marthi (IBM Systems and Technology, USA); Ravindra Sure (IBM Systems and Technology, India); Norman Bobroff (IBM Research, USA); Liana Fong (IBM Research, USA); Seetharami Seelam (IBM Research, USA)

Session 4 (15:30-17:35) – Workloads and Metrics

High-Resolution Analysis of Parallel Job Workloads
David Krakov (The Hebrew University, Israel); Dror G. Feitelson (The Hebrew University, Israel)

Identifying Quick Starters: Towards an Integrated Framework for Efficient Predictions of Queue Waiting Times of Batch Parallel Jobs
Rajath Kumar (Indian Institute of Science, India); Sathish Vadhiyar (Indian Institute of Science, India)

On Identifying User Session Boundaries in Parallel Workload Logs
Netanel Zakay (The Hebrew University, Israel); Dror G. Feitelson (The Hebrew University, Israel)

Performance and Fairness for Users in Parallel Job Scheduling
Dalibor Klusáček (Masaryk University, Czech Republic); Hana Rudová (Masaryk University, Czech Republic)

Comprehensive Workload Analysis and Modeling of a Petascale Supercomputer
Hao Zhang (University of Tennessee, USA); Haihang You (University of Tennessee, USA)


The proceedings of this workshop were published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes on Computer Science series, as volume 7698. It is also available from Springer on-line, with the option to purchase single papers.

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