High Performance Computing

High Performance Computing : Challenges for Future Systems

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High performance computing is in a confused state as hardware speed gains attentuate and parallelism appears to be the only way to sustain performance as growth. After more than a decade of commercial development, no standard or widely acceptable systems have emerged. This volume defines practical parallelism tests, and suggests how they can be passed by giving specific technical suggestions and outlining policies that should be taken.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 19.05mm | 634g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line figures, tables, bibliography
  • 0195095502
  • 9780195095500

Table of contents

1. The Technology, Policy and Business of Computers; 2. History and Present State of Parallel Computing; 3. Parallel Computing System Software and Workloads; 4. Parallel System Architecture; 5. A Performance Overview of Parallel Processing; 6. Performance Speedup and Stability; 7. Performance Scalability; 8. Demonstrating PPTs 1, 2, and 3; 9. Demonstrating PPTs 4 and 5; 10. The Future of High Performance Computing
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