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    • Analysis and evaluation of MapReduce solutions on an HPC cluster 

      Veiga, Jorge; Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan (Pergamon Press, 2016-02)
      [Abstract] The ever growing needs of Big Data applications are demanding challenging capabilities which cannot be handled easily by traditional systems, and thus more and more organizations are adopting High Performance ...
    • Analysis of I/O Performance on an Amazon EC2 Cluster Compute and High I/O Platform 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Ramos Garea, Sabela; González-Domínguez, Jorge; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Springer Netherlands, 2013-12)
      [Abstract] Cloud computing is currently being explored by the scientific community to assess its suitability for High Performance Computing (HPC) environments. In this novel paradigm, compute and storage resources, as well ...
    • BDEv 3.0: energy efficiency and microarchitectural characterization of Big Data processing frameworks 

      Veiga, Jorge; Enes, Jonatan; Expósito, Roberto R.; Touriño, Juan (Elsevier BV * North-Holland, 2018-09)
      [Abstract] As the size of Big Data workloads keeps increasing, the evaluation of distributed frameworks becomes a crucial task in order to identify potential performance bottlenecks that may delay the processing of large ...
    • BDWatchdog: real-time monitoring and profiling of Big Data applications and frameworks 

      Enes, Jonatan; Expósito, Roberto R.; Touriño, Juan (Elsevier BV * North-Holland, 2018-10)
      [Abstract] Current Big Data applications are characterized by a heavy use of system resources (e.g., CPU, disk) generally distributed across a cluster. To effectively improve their performance there is a critical need for ...
    • Big Data-Oriented PaaS Architecture with Disk-as-a-Resource Capability and Container-Based Virtualization 

      López Cacheiro, Javier; Expósito, Roberto R.; Touriño, Juan; Enes, Jonatan (Springer Netherlands, 2018-12)
      [Abstract] With the increasing adoption of Big Data technologies as basic tools for the ongoing Digital Transformation, there is a high demand for data-intensive applications. In order to efficiently execute such applications, ...
    • Design and Evaluation of Low-Latency Communication Middleware on High Performance Computing Systems 

      Expósito, Roberto R. (2014)
      [Resumen]El interés en Java para computación paralela está motivado por sus interesantes características, tales como su soporte multithread, portabilidad, facilidad de aprendizaje,alta productividad y el aumento significativo ...
    • Design of Scalable Java Communication Middleware for Multi-Core Systems 

      Ramos Garea, Sabela; López Taboada, Guillermo; Expósito, Roberto R.; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón; Mouriño (Oxford University Press, 2013-02-01)
      [Abstract] This paper presents smdev, a shared memory communication middleware for multi-core systems. smdev provides a simple and powerful messaging application program interface that is able to exploit the underlying ...
    • Design of scalable Java message-passing communications over InfiniBand 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Springer New York LLC, 2012-07)
      [Abstract] This paper presents ibvdev a scalable and efficient low-level Java message-passing communication device over InfiniBand. The continuous increase in the number of cores per processor underscores the need for ...
    • Enhancing in-memory efficiency for MapReduce-based data processing 

      Veiga Fachal, Jorge; Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan (Academic Press, 2018-10)
      [Abstract] As the memory capacity of computational systems increases, the in-memory data management of Big Data processing frameworks becomes more crucial for performance. This paper analyzes and improves the memory ...
    • Evaluation of Java for General Purpose GPU Computing 

      Docampo, Jorge; Ramos Garea, Sabela; López Taboada, Guillermo; Expósito, Roberto R.; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (IEEE Computer Society, 2013-07-01)
      [Abstract] The presence of many-core units as accelerators has been increasing due to their ability to improve the performance of highly parallel workloads. General Purpose GPU(GPGPU) computing has allowed the graphical ...
    • Evaluation of messaging middleware for high-performance cloud computing 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Ramos Garea, Sabela; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Springer U K, 2013-12)
      [Abstract] Cloud computing is posing several challenges, such as security, fault tolerance, access interface singularity, and network constraints, both in terms of latency and bandwidth. In this scenario, the performance ...
    • FastMPJ: a scalable and efficient Java message-passing library 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; Ramos Garea, Sabela; López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Springer New York LLC, 2014)
      [Abstract] The performance and scalability of communications are key for high performance computing (HPC) applications in the current multi-core era. Despite the significant benefits (e.g., productivity, portability, ...
    • Flame-MR: An event-driven architecture for MapReduce applications 

      Veiga, Jorge; Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Touriño, Juan (Elsevier BV * North-Holland, 2016)
      [Abstract] Nowadays, many organizations analyze their data with the MapReduce paradigm, most of them using the popular Apache Hadoop framework. As the data size managed by MapReduce applications is steadily increasing, the ...
    • General‐purpose computation on GPUs for high performance cloud computing 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Ramos Garea, Sabela; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2013-08)
      [Abstract] Cloud computing is offering new approaches for High Performance Computing (HPC) as it provides dynamically scalable resources as a service over the Internet. In addition, General‐Purpose computation on Graphical ...
    • HSRA: Hadoop-based spliced read aligner for RNA sequencing data 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; González Domínguez, Jorge; Touriño, Juan (Public Library of Science, 2018-07-31)
      [Abstract] Nowadays, the analysis of transcriptome sequencing (RNA-seq) data has become the standard method for quantifying the levels of gene expression. In RNA-seq experiments, the mapping of short reads to a reference ...
    • Java in the High Performance Computing arena: Research, practice and experience 

      López Taboada, Guillermo; Ramos Garea, Sabela; Expósito, Roberto R.; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (Elsevier BV, 2013-05-01)
      [Abstract] The rising interest in Java for High Performance Computing (HPC) is based on the appealing features of this language for programming multi-core cluster architectures, particularly the built-in networking and ...
    • Low‐latency Java communication devices on RDMA‐enabled networks 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; López Taboada, Guillermo; Ramos Garea, Sabela; Touriño, Juan; Doallo Biempica, Ramón (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015)
      [Abstract] Providing high‐performance inter‐node communication is a key capability for running high performance computing applications efficiently on parallel architectures. In fact, current systems deployments are aggregating ...
    • MarDRe: efficient MapReduce-based removal of duplicate DNA reads in the cloud 

      Expósito, Roberto R.; Veiga, Jorge; González Domínguez, Jorge; Touriño, Juan (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      [Abstract] This article presents MarDRe, a de novo cloud-ready duplicate and near-duplicate removal tool that can process single- and paired-end reads from FASTQ/FASTA datasets. MarDRe takes advantage of the widely adopted ...
    • Nonblocking collectives for scalable Java communications 

      Ramos Garea, Sabela; López Taboada, Guillermo; Expósito, Roberto R.; Touriño, Juan (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015-04-22)
      [Abstract] This paper presents a Java implementation of the recently published MPI 3.0 nonblocking message passing collectives in order to analyze and assess the feasibility of taking advantage of these operations in shared ...
    • Optimization of Real-World MapReduce Applications With Flame-MR: Practical Use Cases 

      Veiga, Jorge; Expósito, Roberto R.; Raffin, Bruno; Touriño, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2018-11-12)
      [Abstract] Apache Hadoop is a widely used MapReduce framework for storing and processing large amounts of data. However, it presents some performance issues that hinder its utilization in many practical use cases. Although ...