NSIM-ACE: An Interconnection Network Simulator for Evaluating Remote Direct Memory Access

Ryutaro Susukita, Yoshiyuki Morie, Takeshi Nanri, Hidetomo Shibamura

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 RDMA-based algorithms and the simulator is capable of predicting performance scalability for non-extinct networks.

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Susukita R., Morie Y., Nanri T. and Shibamura H. (2016). NSIM-ACE: An Interconnection Network Simulator for Evaluating Remote Direct Memory Access . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-758-199-1, pages 254-261. DOI: 10.5220/0005978802540261


in Bibtex Style

@conference{simultech16,
author={Ryutaro Susukita and Yoshiyuki Morie and Takeshi Nanri and Hidetomo Shibamura},
title={NSIM-ACE: An Interconnection Network Simulator for Evaluating Remote Direct Memory Access},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2016},
pages={254-261},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005978802540261},
isbn={978-989-758-199-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - NSIM-ACE: An Interconnection Network Simulator for Evaluating Remote Direct Memory Access
SN - 978-989-758-199-1
AU - Susukita R.
AU - Morie Y.
AU - Nanri T.
AU - Shibamura H.
PY - 2016
SP - 254
EP - 261
DO - 10.5220/0005978802540261