Cluster Computing

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Rajkumar Buyya, Clemens Szyperski
Nova Science Publishers, Jan 1, 2001 - Computers - 152 pages
Contents: Experiences with Windows NT as a Cluster Computing Platform for Parallel Computing; Distributed Processing of Remotely Sensed Landsat-TM Imagery Using MPI; The DOGMA Approach to Parallel and Distributed Computing; Overlap of Computation and Communication on Shared-Memory Networks-of-Workstations; Aggressive Communication Optimisations for Clusters of Workstations; Experiences with the SEMPA Resource Manager for Real World Scientific Computing in Networks of Workstations; Task Scheduling on Bus-Based Networks of Workstations; High-Performance Thread Migration on Clusters of SMPs; Multiple-Writer Entry Consistency; On Using Reliable Network RAM in Networks of Workstations; File Declustering for Efficient Parallel I/O on Networks of Workstations; A Survey of Messaging Software Issues and Systems for Myrinet-Based Clusters; Index.

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Contents

Distributed Processing of Remotely Sensed
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The DOGMA Approach to Parallel and Distributed
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Overlap of Computation and Communication
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HAI JIN is a professor of computer science at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. He holds both a B.A. and M.S. degree in computer science, and a Ph.D. in electrical and electronics engineering from the same University. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the University of Hong Kong in addition to being a visiting scholar at the Internet and Cluster Computing Laboratory at the University of Southern California. Dr. Jin has coauthored three books and published more than 50 papers in international journals and conferences.
TONI CORTES is an associate professor at Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. He obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science at the same university, and is currently the coordinator of the single-system image technical area in the IEEE Task Force on Cluster Computing (TFCC). Dr. Cortes has also been working on several European industrial projects and has published more than 15 papers in international journals and conferences.
RAJKUMAR BUYYA is Co-Chair of the IEEE Task Force on Cluster Computing and an international speaker in the IEEE Computer Society Chapter Tutorials Program. Currently at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, he is conducting R&D on the use of an economics paradigm for peer-to-peer and grid-based service-oriented computing. He has co-authored Microprocessor x86 Programming and Mastering C++, and edited a popular two-volume book on high performance cluster computing. He has published over 50 research articles in major international journals and conferences.

Clemens Szyperski is a Software Architect at Microsoft in Redmond and affiliated with Microsoft Research. He is a School of Computer Science Adjunct Professor at Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

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