Experimental Computer Science Lab (Sci 252)

Funded by NSF ILI-DUE 9751724

  • Primary objective:
    To support hands-on projects and experiments in systems area courses
  • Equipment:
    19 Pentium II PCs (dual-boot Windows NT and Solaris)
    2 dual-CPU Pentium II PCs (dual-boot Windows NT and Solaris)
    2 Sun Ultra-5 Workstations
    laser printer
  • Available Software:
    Shade trace generation toolkit
    Message Passing Interface (MPI)
    Simplescalar architecture toolkit
  • Projects and publications:
    Experiences Integrating Research Tools and Projects into Computer Architecture Courses,
    27th Int. Symp. on Computer Architecture, Workshop on Computer Architecture Education
    June 2000, to appear

    CSc 656 Computer Organization: MPI Experiments, Fall '98

    CSc 645 Computer Networks: Sockets Programming, Spring '99

    CSc 856 Advanced Computer Architecture: Comparing Branch Predictors, Spring '99

    Measurement and Modeling of Disk Subsystem Performance
    SFSU-CS-TR-99.12

    Performance Modeling of Computer Systems Processing Disk I/O Workloads
    SFSU-CS-TR-99.07

    Performance Analysis of Disk Subsystems for Microsoft Windows NT and Solaris Operating Systems
    SFSU-CS-TR-99.08

    Performance Analysis and Comparison of Linux Redhat 5.2, Solaris 7, and Windows NT 4.5 Operating Systems on Intel X86 Platform
    SFSU-CS-TR-99.09

    Benchmark Program Generator for Compiler Performance Analysis
    SFSU-CS-TR-99.11