Notes01_24 - 01/24/2011 Parallel & Distributed Computing...

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Parallel & Distributed Computing Class Notes Prepared by Nickalaus Clark & Clayton Long Triad Census (Read paper from website for next class) Graph of connected nodes in social networking Typically if links A<->B, B<->C exist, then A<->C is likely If A<->C does not exist, unstable triad, otherwise stable Many possible combinations depending on directed, undirected Class Outline Parallel Architectures, Flynn Taxonomy Top500 Findings Analyzing Performance Count 3s Experience Flynn Taxonomy Combines streams of data with streams of instructions; 4 classes 1. SISD (Single instruction (stream), single data (stream)) 2. MISD (Multiple instruction (stream), single data (stream)) not known architectures 3. SIMD (single instruction, multiple data) vector processors, GPUs 4. MIMD (multiple instruction, multiple data) common processor MIMD Architecture (Memory Classification) Based on new organization Shared Memory 1. Symmetric multiprocessors (SMP) Characteristics:
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course CIS 4930 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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Notes01_24 - 01/24/2011 Parallel & Distributed Computing...

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