2nd Workshop on Job Scheduling Strategies for Parallel Processing

In Conjunction with IPPS '96
Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii
April 16, 1996

Workshop organizers:

Dror Feitelson, The Hebrew University
Larry Rudolph, The Hebrew University

Program Comittee:

Nawaf Bitar, SGI
David Black, OSF Research Institute
Jim Cownie, BBN
Allan Gottlieb, NYU
Scott Hahn, Intel
Mal Kalos, Cornell Theory Center
Phil Krueger, Sequent
Miron Livny, University of Wisconsin
Virginia Lo, University of Oregon
Reagan Moore, SDSC
Ken Sevcik, University of Toronto
Charlie Smith, Cray Research
Mark Squillante, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Bernard Traversat, NASA Ames
John Zahorjan, University of Washington

Technical Program:

Session 1

"Towards Convergence in Job Schedulers for Parallel Supercomputers"
Dror G. Feitelson (Hebrew University)
Larry Rudolph (MIT and Hebrew University)

"Workload Evolution on the Cornell Theory Center IBM SP2"
Steven Hotovy (Cornell Theory Center)

"The EASY -- LoadLeveler API Project"
Joseph Skovira, Waiman Chan, Honbo Zhou, and David Lifka (Cornell Theory Center)

Session 2 (joint with the Heterogeneous Computing Workshop)

"A Batch Scheduler for the Intel Paragon MPP System with a Non-contiguous Node Allocation Algorithm"
Michael Wan, Regan Moore, George Kremenek, and Ken Steube (San Diego Supercomputer Center)

"Architecture-Independent Request-Scheduling with Tight Waiting-Time Estimations"
Jörn Gehring and Friedhelm Ramme (University of Paderborn)

Session 3: Gang Scheduling

"Packing Schemes for Gang Scheduling"
Dror G. Feitelson (Hebrew University)

"A Gang Scheduling Design for Multiprogrammed Parallel Computing Environments"
Fang Wang, Hubertus Franke, Marios Papaefthymiou, Pratap Pattnik, Larry Rudolph, and Mark S. Squillante (IBM T. J. Watson Res. Ctr. and Yale University)

"Implementation of Gang-Scheduling on Workstation Cluster"
Atsushi Hori, Hiroshi Tezuka, Yutaka Ishikawa, Noriyuki Soda, Hiroki Konaka, and Munenori Maeda (Real World Computing Partnership)

"Managing Checkpoints for Parallel Programs"
Jim Pruyne and Miron Livny (University of Wisconsin)

Session 4: Dynamic Partitioning

"Using Runtime Measured Workload Characteristics in Parallel Processor Scheduling"
Thu D. Nguyen, Raj Vaswani, and John Zahorjan (University of Washington)

"Parallel Application Characteristics for Multiprocessor Scheduling Policy Design"
Thu D. Nguyen, Raj Vaswani, and John Zahorjan (University of Washington)

"Dynamic vs. Static Quantum-Based Parallel Processor Allocation"
Su-Hui Chiang and Mary Vernon, (University of Wisconsin)

"Dynamic versus Adaptive Processor Allocation Policies for Message Passing Parallel Computers: An Empirical Comparison"
Jitendra D. Padhye and Lawrence W. Dowdy, (University of Massachusetts)

"Dynamic Partitioning in Different Distributed-Memory Environments"
Nayeem Islam, Andreas Prodromidis, and Mark S. Squillante, (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center)

"Locality Information Based Scheduling in Shared Memory Muliprocessors"
Frank Bellosa (University of Erlangen-Nurnberg)


The proceedings of this workshop were published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes on Computer Science series, as volume 1162.

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