Improving the Performance of a Supercomputer System Using Quality Engineering and Simulation

Jrjung Lyu, Fu Shine Peter Chou, Jyh Hong Ding

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The purpose of this paper is to describe a new approach in the design of robust computer systems using computer simulation experiments. The proposed approach is motivated by Taguchi's method and computer system engineering. The seven most important parameters were examined to determine the best configuration of a computer system. The results show that, based on this approach, a robust computer system can be designed such that, without further capital investment, the system will not only satisfy performance criteria, but also be less sensitive to uncontrollable factors. This study clearly illustrates that the combination of simulation and quality engineering is a feasible and efficient way to improve the performance of supercomputer systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-152
Number of pages10
JournalSimulation
Volume69
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan 1

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Supercomputers
Supercomputer
Computer systems
Engineering
Simulation
Taguchi Method
Taguchi methods
Computer Experiments
Systems Engineering
System Simulation
Systems engineering
Simulation Experiment
Computer Simulation
Configuration
Computer simulation
Experiments

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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Lyu, Jrjung ; Chou, Fu Shine Peter ; Ding, Jyh Hong. / Improving the Performance of a Supercomputer System Using Quality Engineering and Simulation. In: Simulation. 1997 ; Vol. 69, No. 3. pp. 143-152.
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