7th Workshop on Job Scheduling Strategies for Parallel Processing

In Conjunction with SIGMETRICS 2001
University Park Hotel at MIT, Cambridge, MA
June 16, 2001

Workshop organizers:

Dror Feitelson, The Hebrew University
Larry Rudolph, MIT

Program Comittee:

Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau, University of Wisconsin
Steve Chapin, Syracuse University
Allen Downey, Wellesley College
Wolfgang Gentzsch, Sun Microsystems
Allan Gottlieb, New York University
Atsushi Hori, Real World Computing Partnership
Richard Lagerstrom, Cray Inc.
Virginia Lo, University of Oregon
Cathy McCann, Cray Inc.
Bill Nitzberg, Veridian Systems
Uwe Schwiegelshohn, Dortmund University
Mark Squillante, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
John Towns, NCSA

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

Welcome and introduction

"Performance Evaluation with Heavy Tailed Distributions"
Mark Crovella (invited talk)

"SRPT Scheduling for Web Servers"
Mor Harchol-Balter, Nikhil Bansal, Bianca Schroeder, and Mukesh Agrawal (invited talk)

Session 2: Co-Scheduling

"A Coscheduling Technique for Symmetric Multiprocessor Clusters"
Andy B. Yoo and Morris A. Jette

"Coscheduling Under Memory Constraints in a NOW Environment"
Francesc Gine, Francesc Solsona, Porfidio Hernandez, and Emilio Luque

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

Session 3: Systems

"Core Algorithms of the Maui Scheduler"
David Jackson, Quinn Snell, and Mark Clement

"On the Development of an Efficient Coscheduling System"
B. B. Zhou and R. P. Brent

"The Effect of Scheduling on Memory Performance"
Ed Suh and Larry Rudolph

Session 4: Evaluation

"An Analysis of Space- and Time-Sharing Techniques for Parallel Job Scheduling"
Y. Zhang, H. Franke, J. E. Moriera, and A. Sivasubramaniam

"Characteristics of a Large Shared Memory Production Workload"
Su-Hui Chiang and Mary K. Vernon

"Metrics for Parallel Job Scheduling and Their Convergence"
Dror G. Feitelson


The proceedings of this workshop were published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes on Computer Science series, as volume 2221. It is also available from Springer on-line, with the option to purchase single papers.

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