Brad chamberlain the moral performance can be broken

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Unformatted text preview: n 35 Course Sodware •  We’ll be using the departmental Fedora 17 VM as our official OS –  the one we’re commibed to answering quesEons about –  the one we’ll use for execuEng your code in grading •  You can choose to use your own OS at your own risk –  Linux/Mac/BSD – will probably work just fine –  Windows – ??? CSEP 524: Parallel ComputaEon Winter 2013: Chamberlain 36 Nuts and Bolts TA: Brandon Myers (may also add a second ½- Eme TA) Text: Lin & Snyder, Principles of Parallel Programming (2nd prinEng contains a number of bug fixes) Office Hours: –  Brandon and me: “office happy hour” just acer class –  Brandon: Thursdays 1:30- 2:30pm (CSE 218 and online) Online Resources: webpage (hbp://www.cs.washington.edu/educaEon/courses/csep524/13wi/) hangout, dropbox, feedback mechanisms (see www above) Slides: will be made available in PDF (typically acer lecture) CSEP 524: Parallel ComputaEon Winter 2013: Chamberlain 37 Ques3ons for you •  Is anyone uncomfortable with C / UNIX? •  Anything else that you’d specifically like to see covered? •  Exam? Meet exam week? •  Other thoughts/quesEons/feedback? (there will also be a survey covering these things) CSEP 524: Parallel ComputaEon Winter 2013: Chamberlain 38 Metrics for Parallel Execu3on Scalability Scalability: CSEP 524: Parallel ComputaEon Winter 2013: Chamberlain 40 Scalability Scalability: the degree to which a program behaves well as we increase the scale at which it’s execuEng –  “scale” typically refers to the number of processo...
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