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Uniform Resource Visualization

Lee, Kukjin (2006) Uniform Resource Visualization. PhD thesis, Iowa State University.

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Abstract

Computing environments continue to increase in scale, heterogeneity, and hierarchy, with resource usage varying dynamically during program execution. Computational and data grids and distributed collaboration environments are examples. To understand performance and gain insights into developing applications that efficiently use system resources, performance visualization has proven useful. Performance visualization tools, however, often are specific to a particular resource at a certain level of the system, possibly with fixed views. Thus, they limit a user's ability to observe a performance problem associated with multiple resources across system levels and platforms. To address this limitation, information integration is necessary. In this research, we propose a new performance visualization framework, Uniform Resource Visualization (URV), focusing on integration of performance information into system-level visualizations. The goal of URV research is to systemize the performance visualization of resources with reusable and composable visualizations.

EPrint Type:Thesis (PhD)
Subjects:Computer Engineering > SOFTWARE SYSTEMS > Parallel and Distributed Computing
ID Code:220
Identification Number:Identification Number UNSPECIFIED
Deposited By:Mr. Kukjin Lee
Deposited On:14 April 2006

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