Skip navigation

Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation


SPEC Benchmarking Joint US/Europe Colloquium
Program Details

Currently (as of May 30, 2007), it is planned that there will be 12 presentations at the workshop (June 22, 2007), from both SPEC and non-SPEC authors. Note that the times may still be subject to (small) changes. A program sheet with the final times will be distributed in the morning of the workshop.

Abstracts, where available, are linked from each presentation's title.

8:30 - 8:40 Wolfgang Nagel, Head of the Center for Information Services and High-Performance Computing (ZIH) Welcome
8:40 - 8:45 Matthias Mueller, ZIH Deputy Head, SPEC HPG Vice Chair Announcements
8:45 - 9:15 Walter Bays, Sun, SPEC President Keynote: History of Computer Performance (Nanoseconds)
9:15 - 10:00 John McCalpin, AMD System Balance and Application Balance in Cost/Performance Optimization (Talk presented by Joerg Borowski, AMD, on behalf of the author)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:15 John Henning, Sun, SPEC CPU Vice Chair What's New With SPEC CPU2006: Changes to Benchmarks, Metrics, Run Rules, and Technical Challenge
11:15 - 11:30 Cloyce Spradling, Sun, SPEC CPU Release Manager The CPU2006 Benchmark Tools
11:30 - 12:00 Andreas Stiller, c't Magazine (Heise Verlag) A Journalist's Experiences with CPU2006
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 - 14:00 Rolf Rabenseifner, High Performance Computing Center, Stuttgart The HPC Challenge (HPCC) Benchmark Suite: Characterizing a System with Several Spezialized Kernels
14:00 - 14:30 Matthijs Van Waveren, Fujitsu, et al. SPEC MPI2007 - An Application Benchmark for Clusters and HPC Systems
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 15:30 Darren Sawyer, Network Appliance The SPECsfs2007 Benchmark – A Preview
15:30 - 15:50 Klaus-Dieter Lange, HP Energy Efficiency of Storage Subsystems
15:50 - 16:10 Manfred Alef, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe CPU Performance/Power Measurements at the Grid Computing Centre Karlsruhe
16:10 - 16:30 Klaus-Dieter Lange, SPEC Power Chair SPECpower™ - Benchmarking the Energy Efficiency of Servers
16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 17:30 Stefan Sarne, BEA, et al. Future of SPECjvm (JVM2007)
17:30 - 18:00 Sam Kounev, Technical University of Darmstadt (Germany) / University of Cambridge (England) SPEC Enterprise Java Benchmarks: State of the Art and Future Directions