Abstract—OpenMP is a de facto standard interface of the shared address space parallel programming model. Recently, there have been many attempts to use it as a programming environment for embedded MultiProcessor Systems-On-Chip (MPSoCs). This is due both to the ease of specifying parallel execution within a sequential code with OpenMP directives, and to the lack of a standard parallel programming method on MPSoCs. However, MPSoC platforms for embedded applications often feature non-uniform, explicitly managed memory hierarchies with no hardware cache coherency as well as heterogeneous cores with heterogeneous run-time systems. In this paper we present an optimized implementation of the compiler and runtime support infrastructure for OpenMP programming for a non-cache-coherent distributed memory MPSoC with explicitly managed scratchpad memories (SPM). The proposed framework features specific extensions to the OpenMP programming model that leverage explicit management of the memory hierarchy. Experimental results on different real-life applications confirm the effectiveness of the optimization in terms of performance improvements.
|Data di pubblicazione:||2009|
|Titolo:||Efficient OpenMP support and extensions for MPSoCs with explicitly managed memory hierarchy|
|Autore/i:||Marongiu, A.; Benini, L.|
|Nome del convegno:||Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, DATE '09|
|Luogo del convegno:||Nice, France|
|Data del convegno:||2009 April 20-24|
|Citazione:||Efficient OpenMP support and extensions for MPSoCs with explicitly managed memory hierarchy / Marongiu, A.; Benini, L.. - (2009), pp. 809-814. ((Intervento presentato al convegno Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, DATE '09 tenutosi a Nice, France nel 2009 April 20-24.|
|Tipologia||Relazione in Atti di Convegno|
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