Channels ▼
RSS

SPEC Workshop Set


The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC) and the Technische Universitat Darmstadt will hold a workshop on 27 and 28 June in Darmstadt, Germany, to share ideas and experiences in the field of system performance evaluation.

The SPEC International Performance Evaluation Workshop (SIPEW 2008) will present 16 selected papers from industry and academia in five categories: system profiling, monitoring and power management; benchmarks and workload characterization; benchmarks, sizing and optimization; models for software performance engineering; and web services and service-oriented architectures.

"This is a unique opportunity for researchers to meet with industry practitioners to share and present their experiences, discuss challenges, and report on the latest developments in performance evaluation," said Walter Bays, SPEC president.

Keynotes will be delivered by Mor Harchol-Balter, associate head in the computer science department at Carnegie Mellon University, and by Murray Woodside, a distinguished research professor at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. The program also includes two invited talks: "SAP Standard Application Benchmarks" by Dr. Ulrich Marquard, vice president at SAP AG; and "Characterization of SPECpower_ssj2008 Benchmark" by Anil Kumar and Larry Gray, senior staff engineers at Intel.

SIPEW 2008 is sponsored by SAP, Deutsche Telekom, and Sun Microsystems, in cooperation with IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, GI, VDE, ITG and MMB. For more information, go to www.sipew2008.org.


Related Reading


More Insights






Currently we allow the following HTML tags in comments:

Single tags

These tags can be used alone and don't need an ending tag.

<br> Defines a single line break

<hr> Defines a horizontal line

Matching tags

These require an ending tag - e.g. <i>italic text</i>

<a> Defines an anchor

<b> Defines bold text

<big> Defines big text

<blockquote> Defines a long quotation

<caption> Defines a table caption

<cite> Defines a citation

<code> Defines computer code text

<em> Defines emphasized text

<fieldset> Defines a border around elements in a form

<h1> This is heading 1

<h2> This is heading 2

<h3> This is heading 3

<h4> This is heading 4

<h5> This is heading 5

<h6> This is heading 6

<i> Defines italic text

<p> Defines a paragraph

<pre> Defines preformatted text

<q> Defines a short quotation

<samp> Defines sample computer code text

<small> Defines small text

<span> Defines a section in a document

<s> Defines strikethrough text

<strike> Defines strikethrough text

<strong> Defines strong text

<sub> Defines subscripted text

<sup> Defines superscripted text

<u> Defines underlined text

Dr. Dobb's encourages readers to engage in spirited, healthy debate, including taking us to task. However, Dr. Dobb's moderates all comments posted to our site, and reserves the right to modify or remove any content that it determines to be derogatory, offensive, inflammatory, vulgar, irrelevant/off-topic, racist or obvious marketing or spam. Dr. Dobb's further reserves the right to disable the profile of any commenter participating in said activities.

 
Disqus Tips To upload an avatar photo, first complete your Disqus profile. | View the list of supported HTML tags you can use to style comments. | Please read our commenting policy.
 

Video