Performance Benefits of Message Driven Executions
Intel Supercomputer User's Group 1993
Publication Type: Paper
This paper argues that message driven execution is an effective and efficient way of dealing with communication latencies and irregularities in parallel computations. It describes how message driven execution is supported in Charm portable parallel programming system. It goes on to discuss a performance study on Intel's Paragon machine, that demonstrates the performance advantages conferred by message driven execution, in the context of global reduction operations. To simplify specifications of message driven programs, Charm supports a notation called Dagger and a visual editor that accompanies it which is also briefly discussed.
L. V. Kale and Attila Gursoy, "Performance Benefits of Message Driven Execution", Intel Supercomputer User's Group, St. Louis, MO, October 1993.