Adaptive Tuning in a Dynamically Changing Resource Environment

TitleAdaptive Tuning in a Dynamically Changing Resource Environment
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsLee, Seyong, and Eigenmann Rudolf
Conference NameWorkshop on Next-Generation Software Systems, Int'l Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS'08)

We present preliminary results of a project to create a tuning system that
adaptively optimizes programs to the underlying execution platform. We will
show initial results from two related efforts. (i) Our tuning system can
efficiently select the best combination of compiler options, when translating
programs to a target system. (ii) By tuning irregular applications that
operate on sparse matrices, our system is able to achieve substantial
performance improvements on cluster platforms.

This project is part of a larger effort that aims at creating a global
information sharing system, where resources, such as software applications,
computer platforms, and information can be shared, discovered, and adapted to
local needs.