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Time Criticality Challenge in the Presence of Parallelised Execution
Ref: CISTER-TR-140105       Publication Date: 20, Jan, 2014

Time Criticality Challenge in the Presence of Parallelised Execution

Ref: CISTER-TR-140105       Publication Date: 20, Jan, 2014

Abstract:
The recent technological advancements and market trends are causing an interesting phenomenon towards the convergence of High-Performance Computing (HPC) and Embedded Computing (EC) domains. On one side, new kinds of HPC applications are being required by markets needing huge amounts of information to be processed within a bounded amount of time. On the other side, EC systems are increasingly concerned with providing higher performance in real-time, challenging the performance capabilities of current architectures. The advent of next-generation many-core embedded platforms has the chance of intercepting this converging need for predictable high-performance, allowing HPC and EC applications to be executed on ecient and powerful heterogeneous architectures integrating general-purpose processors with many-core computing fabrics. This convergence, however, raises the problem about how to guarantee timing requirements in presence of parallel execution. This paper presents a novel approach to address this challenge through the design of an integrated framework for the execution of workload-intensive applications with real-time requirements.

Authors:
Luis Miguel Pinho
,
Eduardo Qui├▒ones
,
Marko Bertogna
,
Luca Benini
,
Jorge Pereira Carlos
,
Claudio Scordino
,
Michele Ramponi


2nd Workshop on High-performance and Real-time Embedded Systems (HiRES 2014).
Vienna, Austria.



Record Date: 21, Jan, 2014