Improving performance of Java applications using a coprocessor

Feihui Li, Mahmut Kandemir

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Abstract

Java technology is becoming a significant force stimulating the evolution of embedded systems. One of the problems In front of it is its poor performance. An important component of this performance problem is the overhead time spent during dynamic compilation. In this paper, we demonstrate that a dual-processor heterogeneous architecture that employs both a conventional CPU and a Java coprocessor dedicated to compilation can be very effective in hiding the time spent in dynamic compilation. We propose two different profile-driven algorithms that make use of such a coprocessor based system, and evaluate them using a set of Java benchmarks. Our results clearly indicate that it is possible to improve overall performance by intelligently scheduling dynamic compilations on the coprocessor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - 18th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2004 (Abstracts and CD-ROM)
Pages1511-1517
Number of pages7
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
EventProceedings - 18th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2004 (Abstracts and CD-ROM) - Santa Fe, NM, United States
Duration: Apr 26 2004Apr 30 2004

Publication series

NameProceedings - International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2004 (Abstracts and CD-ROM)
Volume18

Other

OtherProceedings - 18th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2004 (Abstracts and CD-ROM)
CountryUnited States
CitySanta Fe, NM
Period4/26/044/30/04

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Li, F., & Kandemir, M. (2004). Improving performance of Java applications using a coprocessor. In Proceedings - 18th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2004 (Abstracts and CD-ROM) (pp. 1511-1517). (Proceedings - International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium, IPDPS 2004 (Abstracts and CD-ROM); Vol. 18).