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Work-Stealing Without the Baggage

Kumar, Vivek; Frampton, Daniel; Blackburn, Stephen; Grove, David; Tardieu, Oliver

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Work-stealing is a promising approach for effectively exploiting software parallelism on parallel hardware. A programmer who uses work-stealing explicitly identifies potential parallelism and the runtime then schedules work, keeping otherwise idle hardware busy while relieving overloaded hardware of its burden. Prior work has demonstrated that work-stealing is very effective in practice. However, workstealing comes with a substantial overhead: as much as 2x to 12x slowdown over orthodox...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21012
Source: Proceedings of the Conference on Object-Oriented Programming Systems, Languages, and Applications, OOPSLA
DOI: 10.1145/2398857.2384639

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