High Performance Cluster Computing

High Performance Cluster Computing : Architectures and Systems, Vol. 1

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A comprehensive guide to state-of-the art clusters technology for professionals and graduate-level CS students. Covers hardware as well as software issues, including topics such as: active messages and lightweight protocols, message passing systems. Cluster computers can deliver better performance than traditional mainframes and super computers at a much lower hardware cost.show more

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  • Hardback | 881 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.68 x 45.72mm | 1,338.09g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130137847
  • 9780130137845

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1378D-4 Cluster computing: the state-of-the-art in theory and practice Rapid improvements in network and processor performance are revolutionizing high-performance computing, transforming clustered commodity workstations into the supercomputing solution of choice. This book brings together contributions from more than 100 leading practitioners, offering a single source for up-to-the-minute information on virtually every key system-related issue in high-performance cluster computing. The book contains expert coverage of "commodity supercomputing" systems and architectures; Internet-based wide area "metacomputing" systems; the role of Java; new applications and algorithms; advanced techniques for enhancing availability and throughput; and much more. Discover the state-of-the-art in: Communal multiprocessing/adaptive parallelism techniques for resource sharing Networking, lightweight protocols, active messages, "killer switches," and I/O Cluster middleware and resource management systems Cluster computing programming environments, tools, and paradigms Administering high-performance clustered systems High Performance Cluster Computing, Volume 1: Architectures and Systems captures the remarkable breadth, depth, and power of the cluster computing revolution. Whatever your role in high-performance parallel computing - developer, researcher, administrator, instructor, or manager - this is the one book you cannot be without.show more

About Rajkumar Buyya

RAJKUMAR BUYYA is a researcher at the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He was Guest Editor for the Special Issue on High Performance Computing on Clusters, Parallel and Distributed Computing Practices Journal, and co-author of Mastering C++ and Microprocessor x86 Programming. He is a speaker in the IEEE Computer Society Chapter Tutorials Program and Chairman of the IEEE Computer Society Task Force on Cluster Computing.show more

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