Efficient Barrier Synchronization Mechanism for BSP Model on Message Passing Architectures

@inproceedings{Kim1998EfficientBS,
  title={Efficient Barrier Synchronization Mechanism for BSP Model on Message Passing Architectures},
  author={Jin-Soo Kim and Soonhoi Ha and Chu Shik Jhon},
  booktitle={IPPS/SPDP},
  year={1998}
}
TheBulk Synchronous Parallel (BSP) model of computation can be used to develop efficient and portable programs for a range of machines and applications. However, the cost of the barrier synchronization used in the BSP model is relatively expensive for message-passing architectures. In this paper, we relax the barrier synchronization constraint in the BSP model for the efficient implementation on messagepassing architectures. In our relaxed barrier synchronization , the synchronization occurs at… CONTINUE READING

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