IBM Documentation and Literature

IBM Documentation

A collection of IBM documentation for hydra is listed here.

IBM RedBooks and White Papers

  1. IBM RedBook: An Introduction to the New IBM eServer pSeries High Performance Switch
  2. IBM WhitePaper: IBM High Performance Switch on System p5 575 Server - Performance, White Paper
  3. IBM WhitePaper: IBM eServer pSeries High Performance Switch - Tuning and Debug Guide
  4. IBM Reference Documentation: Switch Network Interface for eServer pSeries High Performance Switch Guide and Reference

Published Literature for IBM Cluster 1600 and Power5+

  1. B. Sinharoy, R. N. Kalla, J. M. Tendler, R. J. Eickemeyer, and J. B. Joyner," POWER5 System Microarchitecture," in IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 49, Num. 4/5, 2005, pp. 505--521.
  2. H. M. Mathis, A. E. Mericas, J. D. McCalpin, R. J. Eickemeyer, and S. R. Kunkel, "Characterization of Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT) Efficiency in POWER5," in IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 49, Num. 4/5, 2005, pp. 555--564.
  3. J. M. Tendler, J. S. Dodson, J. S. Fields, Jr., H. Le and B. Sinharoy, "POWER4 System Microarchitecture," in IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 46, Num. 1, 2002, pp. 5--26.
  4. D. W. Victor, J. M. Ludden, R. D. Peterson, B. S. Nelson, W. K. Sharp, J. K. Hsu, B.-L. Chu, M. L. Behm, R. M. Gott, A. D. Romonosky and S. R. Farago, "Functional Verification of the POWER5 Microprocessor and POWER5 Multiprocessor Systems," in IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 46, Num. 1, 2002, pp. 541--553.
  5. R. M. Gott, J. R. Baumgartner, P. Roessler and S. I. Joe, "Functional Formal Verification on Designs of pSeries Microprocessors and Communication Subsystems," in IBM Journal of Research and Development, Vol. 49, Num. 4/5, 2005, pp. 505--521.
  6. R. K Govindaraju, P. Hochschild, D. Grice, K. Gildea, R. Blackmore, C. A. Bender, C. Kim, P. Chaudhary, J. Goscinski, J. Herring, S. Martin, J. Houston, "Architecture and Early Performance of the New IBM HPS Fabric and Adapter," in LNCS, Volume 3296, Springer-Verlag, Dec 2004, pp. 156--165.
  7. G. Shah, J. Nieplocha, J. H. Mirza, C. Kim, R. J. Harrison, R. K. Govindaraju, K. J. Gildea, P. DiNicola, and C. A. Bender, "Performance and Experience with LAPI - a New High-Performance Communication Library for the IBM RS/6000 SP," in Proc. of IEEE Combined IPPS/SPDP 1998, pp. 260--266.
  8. M. Banikazemi, R. K. Govindaraju, R. Blackmore, and D. K. Panda, "MPI-LAPI: An Efficient Implementation of MPI for IBM RS/6000 SP Systems," in IEEE Trans. Par. Distr. Systems, Vol. 12, Num. 10, pp. 1081--1093, 2001.
  9. Rajeev Sivaram, Rama K. Govindaraju Peter Hochschild++ Robert Blackmore Piyush Chaudhary, "Breaking the Connection: RDMA Deconstructed ," in Proc. of the 13th IEEE Symp. on High Performance Interconnects, (HOTI'05), 2005.
  10. C. B. Stunkel, D. G. Shea, B. Abali, M. M. Denneau, P. H. Hochschild, D. J. Joseph, B. J. Nathanson, M. Tsao and P. R. Varker, "Architecture and Implementation of Vulcan, in Proc. of the Inte'l Par. Proc. Symp." (IPPS94) , April 1994.