NSIM-ACE: An interconnection network simulator for evaluating remote direct memory access

Ryutaro Susukita, Yoshiyuki Morie, Takeshi Nanri, Hidetomo Shibamura

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Abstract

Network simulation is an important technique for designing interconnection networks and communication libraries. Also network simulations are useful for the analysis of internal communication behavior in parallel applications. This paper introduces a new interconnection network simulator NSIM-ACE. This simulator enables us to evaluate RDMA directly while existing simulators do not have such capability. NSIM-ACE also provides a similar user-interface to RDMA-based parallel programs for easy use. The experimental evaluation indicates that the simulation accuracy is sufficient to compare performance of some RDMAbased algorithms and the simulator is capable of predicting performance scalability for non-extinct networks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSIMULTECH 2016 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications
EditorsMohammad S. Obaidat, Yuri Merkuryev, Tuncer Oren
PublisherSciTePress
Pages254-261
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9789897581991
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016
Event6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications, SIMULTECH 2016 - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: Jul 29 2016Jul 31 2016

Publication series

NameSIMULTECH 2016 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications

Other

Other6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications, SIMULTECH 2016
CountryPortugal
CityLisbon
Period7/29/167/31/16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Information Systems

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    Susukita, R., Morie, Y., Nanri, T., & Shibamura, H. (2016). NSIM-ACE: An interconnection network simulator for evaluating remote direct memory access. In M. S. Obaidat, Y. Merkuryev, & T. Oren (Eds.), SIMULTECH 2016 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications (pp. 254-261). (SIMULTECH 2016 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications). SciTePress.