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    • A checkpoint/restart directive-based approach 

      Maroñas Bravo, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Supercomputing Center
      Exascale platforms require programming models incorporating support for resilience capabilities since the huge number of components they are expected to have is going to increase the number of errors. Checkpoint/restart ...
    • A Linux Kernel scheduler extension for multi-core systems 

      Roca Nonell, Aleix (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-25)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      In this thesis, it is presented a Linux kernel extension that allows a user-space application to be notified of the blocking and unblocking of its threads, making it possible for a core to execute another thread while the ...
    • A novel access pattern-based multi-core memory architecture 

      Hussain, Tassadaq (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-18)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Increasingly High-Performance Computing (HPC) applications run on heterogeneous multi-core platforms. The basic reason of the growing popularity of these architectures is their low power consumption, and high throughput ...
    • A Parallel Monte Carlo Algorithm for Solving the Scattering Problem in Plasmonic Nanoparticles 

      López Menchón, Héctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-25)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      We propose an extension of the Ulam-Neumann algorithm for solving system of equations arising from photonic problems. This method has good parallel properties and allows to implement acceleration techniques.
    • Adaptive execution environments for application servers 

      Carrera Pérez, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-07-08)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      El creixement experimentat tant per la web com per Internet en els últims anys ha potenciat l'introducció de servidors d'aplicacions dins de la majoria d'entorns d'execució distribuits. El servidors d'aplicacions web porten ...
    • An architectural journey into RISC architectures for HPC workloads 

      Xu Lin, Ying Hao (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-28)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Supercomputing Center
      The thesis evaluates the current state-of-the-art of RISC architectures in HPC. Studying the performance, power, and energy to solution in heterogeneous SoCs. For the evaluation 2 arm platforms (CPU+GPU, CPU+FPGA), 1 RISC-V ...
    • Analysis, Developments and optimizations on the NMMB/BSC model 

      Serradell Maronda, Kim (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-01-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Aquest projecte final de Màster s'emmarca dins de la feina realitzada en el departament de Ciències de la Terra del Barcelona Supercomputing Center. És un recull dels diversos desenvolupaments i anàlisi duts a terme a ...
    • Análisis comparativo de arquitecturas de MareNostrum y desarrollo de un entorno de monitorización 

      Ramos Velázquez, Felix Fernando (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-29)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Supercomputing Center
      Los supercomputadores necesitan ser reemplazados de forma periódica, siendo el tiempo de vida habitual para una máquina de alrededor de 3 años. Esto implica la necesidad de probar el rendimiento de las nuevas máquinas ...
    • Aplicació per a dispositius mòbils de rutes turístiques pel parc de la Sèquia 

      Casanovas Freixa, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-12-21)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    • Architectural explorations for streaming accelerators with customized memory layouts 

      Shafiq, Muhammad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-05-21)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      El concepto básico de la arquitectura mono-nucleo en los procesadores de propósito general se ajusta bien a un modelo de programación secuencial. La integración de multiples núcleos en un solo chip ha permitido a los ...
    • Atomic dataflow model 

      Gajinov, Vladimir (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-11-20)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      With the recent switch in the design of general purpose processors from frequency scaling of a single processor core towards increasing the number of processor cores, parallel programming became important not only for ...
    • Automatic data distribution for massively parallel processors 

      García Almiñana, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1997-04-16)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Massively Parallel Processor systems provide the required computational power to solve most large scale High Performance Computing applications. Machines with physically distributed memory allow a cost-effective way to ...
    • Code generation for the openmp 4.0 accelerator model onto ompss 

      Ozen, Guray (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-09-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      I present a MACC compiler which is partial implementation of this specification in the OmpSs programming model in order to show code generation for hardware accelerators.
    • Compiler and runtime based parallelization & optimization for GPUs 

      Ozen, Guray (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-12-13)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Graphics Processing Units (GPU) have been widely adopted to accelerate the execution of HPC workloads due to their vast computational throughput, ability to execute a large number of threads inside SIMD groups in parallel ...
    • Compressió de Xarxes Neuronals 

      Noguera Vall, Ferran (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, 2019-04-24)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      S'ha proposat una sistema de compressió pensat per aquestes matrius i dut a terme durant l'entrenament de la xarxa. La base d'aquest ha consistit en dividir les matrius en blocs i intentar reduir el total de valors continguts ...
    • Computing methods for parallel processing and analysis on complex networks 

      Vázquez Benítez, Luis Andrés (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05-05)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Nowadays to solve some problems is required to model complex systems to simulate and understand its behavior. A good example of one of those complex systems is the Facebook Social Network, this system represents people ...
    • Containers in HPC: Is it worth it? 

      Peiro Conde, Kilian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Container technologies usage has been growing in data centers and supercomputer facilities during the last years. More and more people are benefiting from the portability, flexibility and other traits of containers. Despite ...
    • CPU model validation for multi-core processor simulation 

      Valle Breix, Elisabet (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Designing new architectures is one of the ways to improve the performance of the computers that we used in our days. This improvements allow us to increase productivity, to simulate physics, quimics, etc. that were not ...
    • Crowd simulation and visualization 

      Pérez, Hugo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-09)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Large-scale simulation and visualization are essential topics in areas as different as sociology, physics, urbanism, training, entertainment among others. This kind of systems requires a vast computational power and memory ...
    • Decision Support Database Management System Acceleration Using Vector Processor 

      Hayes, Timothy (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-20)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      English: This work takes a top-down approach to accelerating decision support systems (DSS) on x86-64 microprocessors using true vector ISA extensions. First, a state of art DSS database management system (DBMS) is pro ...