[Beowulf] Re: SGI to offer Windos on clusters ---> Skew/Jitter paper

Richard Walsh rbw at ahpcrc.org
Thu Jan 18 16:51:09 EST 2007


Håkon Bugge wrote:
> You wrote:
>> There is a very good paper showing the effects of skew at scale by 
>> Kerberyson, et al from Sandia.
>
> Googling on Kerberyson gave zero hits. Since I am working on a 
> solution for the problem; would be nice to have that paper. You have a 
> reference (or pdf)?
>
     Hakon,

     I am sorry. Spelling error ... ;-) ... I just searched on using the 
authors and correct spelling:

     Kerbyson Petrini Pakin

     And got it.  The title is:

     "The Case of the Missing Supercomputing Performance"

     They also have a nice paper on their model for predicting/modeling 
system
     performance prior to purchase.

     Hope that does it.

     Regards,

     rbw

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