Modeling the Cache Effects of Interprocessor Communication

  • Ibrahim Hur Calvin Lin
  • Published 2004


This paper presents a new communication cost model that incorporates cache effects by including a term that is a function of the number of unique memory lines touched (MLT ). This term improves accuracy because it is sensitive to data layout and the order in which data is touched. We use experiments on three parallel computers—the Cray T3E, the IBM SP-2… (More)

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