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To port a shared-memory implementation of MapReduce to the StarSs programming model.


MapReduce was originally created by Google in order to support distributed computing on clusters of computers.

A Stanford University researchers team implemented MapReduce for shared-memory systems in a project named "Phoenix" (, and published a paper regarding it in the 2007 Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA). Phoenix contains a programming API that requires implementation of 3-5 functions by the programmer (the implementation of the desired application), and contains a runtime environment which runs theses functions and handles parallelization and concurrency automatically. By that, Phoenix is an easy and stable parallel programing tool.

StarSs is a parallel programming model based on DataFlow programming.

Our goal is to port the implementation of Phoenix and/or other libraries which followed Phenix and were inspired by it, to the StarSs programming model while reserving the performance of the library.

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  1. Bibliography
  2. Install ompss environment how-to
  3. quickstart guide
  4. A rolling todo.
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