[Barrelfish-users] Test programs that use a lot of message-passing

Simon Peter speter at inf.ethz.ch
Wed Aug 3 14:41:20 CEST 2011

Our ports of the RCCE benchmarks do a lot of message passing.


On 03.08.2011 14:38, Tim Harris (RESEARCH) wrote:
> Hi,
> I’m looking for test programs that use message-passing between cores.
> This is to help evaluate some work here on accelerating UMP via new
> hardware features.
> The new features are transparent from the point of view of the
> application. The new features are implemented both in the M5 simulator
> (for more detailed perf evaluation of micro-benchmarks), and also
> modelled in software for unmodified cache coherent x86-64 (for
> evaluation of coarser scale interactions, e.g. wrt interaction between
> thread scheduling and message passing).
> So far I’ve been using (i) Ross’s 2PC benchmark, and (ii) simply booting
> on a multi-processor machine. It would be nice to include more examples
> – any suggestions?
> Cheers,
> Tim
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