A Compiler-Based Communication Analysis Approach for Multiprocessor Systems

Provided by: Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
Topic: Hardware
Format: PDF
In this paper, the authors describe a compiler framework which can identify communication patterns for MPI-based parallel applications. This has the potential of providing significant performance benefits when connections can be established in the network prior to the actual communication operation. Their compiler uses a flexible and powerful communication pattern representation scheme that can capture the property of communication patterns and allows manipulations of these patterns. In this paper, communication phases can be detected and logically separated within the application.

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