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Title:Debugging Large Scale Applications With Virtualization
Author(s):Giochin, Filippo
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Kale, Laxmikant V.
Department / Program:Computer Science
Discipline:Computer Science
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject(s):Computer Science
Abstract:In this thesis, we explore a new approach based on a tight integration between the debugger and the application's underlying parallel runtime system. The debugger is responsible for interacting with the user and receiving commands from him; the parallel runtime system is responsible for managing the application, and performing the operations requested by the user through the debugger interface. This integration facilitates the scaling of the debugging techniques to very large machines, and helps the user to focus on the processors where a problem manifests. Furthermore, the parallel runtime system is in a unique position to enable powerful techniques that can help reduce the need for large parallel machines when debugging a large-scale application.
Issue Date:2010
Description:178 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3455721
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2010

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