Citing SimGrid

When citing SimGrid, please use the following paper. It provides a recent and general overview on the framework.

Henri Casanova, Arnaud Giersch, Arnaud Legrand, Martin Quinson, Frédéric Suter. Versatile, Scalable, and Accurate Simulation of Distributed Applications and Platforms. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier, 2014, 74 (10), pp.2899-2917. http://hal.inria.fr/hal-01017319/

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More publications about SimGrid

A lot of other papers were published about SimGrid, some of them detailling specific works on the framework itself and other relying on it as a scientific instrument.

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Total
SimGrid as a scientific object 0 1 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 4 5 3 4 2 3 1 32
SimGrid as a scientific instrument 1 1 1 6 8 5 15 11 14 10 12 10 20 5 3 7 1 130

The following list contains papers describing some sub-parts of SimGrid, or older references papers. They summarize all the work that were invested in the framework over the years.

  • Casanova, Henri, Gupta, Anshul, Suter, Frédéric. Toward More Scalable Off-Line Simulations of MPI Applications. Parallel Processing Letters, 2015. (3) PDF
  • Pouilloux, Laurent, Hirofuchi, Takahiro, Lèbre, Adrien. SimGrid VM: Virtual Machine Support for a Simulation Framework of Distributed Systems. IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, 2016. WWW
  • Lèbre, Adrien, Legrand, Arnaud, Suter, Frédéric, Veyre, Pierre. Adding Storage Simulation Capacities to the SimGrid Toolkit: Concepts, Models, and API. In Proceedings of the 15th IEEE/ACM Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid)., 2015. WWW
  • Henri Casanova, Arnaud Giersch, Arnaud Legrand, Martin Quinson, Frédéric Suter. Versatile, Scalable, and Accurate Simulation of Distributed Applications and Platforms. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 2014. (10) PDF WWW
  • Suter, Frédéric. Bridging a Gap Between Research and Production: Contributions to Scheduling and Simulation. Habilitation à diriger des recherches. Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon, 2014. PDF WWW
  • Quinson, Martin. Computational Science of Computer Systems. Habilitation à diriger des recherches. Université de Lorraine, 2013. PDF WWW
  • Legrand, Arnaud. Scheduling for Large Scale Distributed Computing Systems: Approaches and Performance Evaluation Issues. Habilitation à diriger des recherches. Université Grenoble Alpes, 2015. PDF WWW
  • Marion Guthmuller. Dynamic Formal Verification of Temporal Properties on Legacy Distributed Applications. THESE. Université de Lorraine, 2015. WWW
  • Georgios Markomanolis. Performance Evaluation and Prediction of Parallel Applications. THESE. Ecole normale supérieure de lyon - ENS LYON, 2014. PDF WWW
  • Paul Bedaride, Augustin Degomme, Stéphane Genaud, Arnaud Legrand, George Markomanolis, Martin Quinson, Lee Stillwell, Mark, Frédéric Suter, Brice Videau. Toward Better Simulation of MPI Applications on Ethernet/TCP Networks. In PMBS13 - 4th International Workshop on Performance Modeling, Benchmarking and Simulation of High Performance Computer Systems, 2013. PDF WWW
  • Pedro Velho, Lucas Schnorr, Henri Casanova, Arnaud Legrand. On the Validity of Flow-level TCP Network Models for Grid and Cloud Simulations. ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, 2013. (3) PDF WWW
  • Lucas Mello Schnorr, Arnaud Legrand, Jean-Marc Vincent. Interactive Analysis of Large Distributed Systems with Scalable Topology-based Visualization. In International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS'13), 2013. WWW
  • Takahiro Hirofuchi, Adrien Lebre, Laurent Pouilloux. Adding a Live Migration Model into SimGrid: One More Step Toward the Simulation of Infrastructure-as-a-Service Concerns. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science - Volume 01, 2013. WWW DOI
  • Frédéric Desprez, George Markomanolis, Frédéric Suter. Improving the Accuracy and Efficiency of Time-Independent Trace Replay. INRIA, 2012. Research Report N° RR-8092 PDF WWW
  • Laurent Bobelin, Arnaud Legrand, David Alejandro Gonzàlez Màrquez, Pierre Navarro, Martin Quinson, Frédéric Suter, Christophe Thiery. Scalable Multi-Purpose Network Representation for Large Scale Distributed System Simulation. In Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid'12), 2012. PDF
  • Martin Quinson, Cristian Rosa, Christophe Thiéry. Parallel Simulation of Peer-to-Peer Systems. In Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid'12), 2012. PDF
  • Frédéric Desprez, George Markomanolis, Martin Quinson, Frédéric Suter. Assessing the Performance of MPI Applications Through Time-Independent Trace Replay. In Second International Workshop on Parallel Software Tools and Tool Infrastructures (PSTI 2011) Held in conjunction with ICPP 2011, the 40th International Conference on Parallel Processing, 2011. PDF WWW
  • Pedro Velho, Lucas Schnorr, Henri Casanova, Arnaud Legrand. Flow-level network models: have we reached the limits?. INRIA, 2011. Rapport de recherche N° RR-7821 PDF WWW
  • Pierre-Nicolas Clauss, Mark Stillwell, Stéphane Genaud, Frédéric Suter, Henri Casanova, Martin Quinson. Single Node On-Line Simulation of MPI Applications with SMPI. In International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium, 2011. WWW
  • Cristian Rosa, Stephan Merz, Martin Quinson. SimGrid MC: Verification Support for a Multi-API Simulation Platform. In 31th Formal Techniques for Networked and Distributed Systems – FORTE 2011, 2011.
  • Pedro Velho. Accurate and Fast Simulations of Large- Scale Distributed Computing Systems. PhD. thesis. . University Joseph Fourier, 2011.
  • Cristian Rosa, Stephan Merz, Martin Quinson. A Simple Model of Communication APIs – Application to Dynamic Partial-order Reduction. In 10th International Workshop on Automated Verification of Critical Systems – AVOCS 2010, 2010.
  • Martin Quinson, Laurent Bobelin, Frédéric Suter. Synthesizing Generic Experimental Environments for Simulation. In 3PGCIC, 2010. WWW
  • Sascha Hunold, Ralf Hoffmann, Frédéric Suter. Jedule: A Tool for Visualizing Schedules of Parallel Applications. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Parallel Software Tools and Tool Infrastructures (PSTI'10), 2010.
  • Bruno Donassolo, Henri Casanova, Arnaud Legrand, Pedro Velho. Fast and Scalable Simulation of Volunteer Computing Systems Using SimGrid. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Large-Scale System and Application Performance (LSAP), 2010.
  • Pedro Velho, Arnaud Legrand. Accuracy Study and Improvement of Network Simulation in the SimGrid Framework. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques (SIMUTools'09), 2009. PDF
  • Henri Casanova, Arnaud Legrand, Martin Quinson. SimGrid: a Generic Framework for Large-Scale Distributed Experiments. In proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation (UKSim), 2008.
  • Kayo Fujiwara, Henri Casanova. Speed and Accuracy of Network Simulation in the SimGrid Framework. In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Network Simulation Tools (NSTools), 2007. PDF
  • Kayo Fujiwara. Cost and Accuracy of Packet-Level vs. Analytical Network Simulations: An Empirical Study. MSc. thesis. . Department of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawai`i at Manoa, 2007. PDF
  • Martin Quinson. Gras: A Research & Development Framework for Grid and P2P Infrastructures. In Proceedings of the 18th IASTED International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing and Systems (PDCS'06), 2006. PDF
  • Arnaud Legrand, Martin Quinson, Kayo Fujiwara, Henri Casanova. The SimGrid Project - Simulation and Deployment of Distributed Applications. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC-15), 2006. PDF
  • Arnaud Legrand, Loris Marchal, Henri Casanova. Scheduling Distributed Applications: the SimGrid Simulation Framework. In Proceedings of the third IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid'03), 2003. PDF
  • Henri Casanova, Loris Marchal. A Network Model for Simulation of Grid Application. LIP, ENS Lyon, France, 2002. Research Report N° 2002-40 WWW
  • Arnaud Legrand, Julien Lerouge. MetaSimGrid : Towards Realistic Scheduling Simulation of Distributed Applications. LIP, ENS Lyon, France, 2002. Research Report N° 2002-28
  • Henri Casanova. Simgrid: A Toolkit for the Simulation of Application Scheduling. In Proceedings of the First IEEE International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid'01), 2001. DOI