A graphical toolset for simulation modelling of parallel systems A simulation model for incorporation within a performance-oriented parallel software development environment is presented. This development environment is composed of a graphical design tool, a simulation facility, and a visualisation tool. Simulation allows parallel program performance to be predicted and design alternatives to be compared. The target parallel system models a virtual machine composed of a cluster of workstations interconnected by a local area network. The simulation model architecture is modular and extensible which allows re-configuration of the platform. The model description and the validation experiments which have been conducted to assess the correctness and the accuracy of the model are also presented.
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- Delaitre, T.; Ribeiro-Justo, G. R.; Spies, F.; Winter, S. C.: A graphical toolset for simulation modelling of parallel systems (1997)