Frédéric Suter

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Junior Researcher (CR1) at the IN2P3 Computing Center
Member of the Avalon Project of the LIP/ENS de Lyon

How to contact me:
e-mail: frederic (dot) suter (at) cc (dot) in2p3 (dot) fr
mail: Centre de Calcul de l'IN2P3 - 43, bld du 11 novembre 1918, 69622 Villeurbanne cedex
phone: (+33) (0)4 72 69 42 06
fax: (+33) (0)4 72 69 41 70
office: #306
AIM: frs69wq
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My research interests include simulation of parallel and distributed systems, scheduling, and research on production grids.

I am involved in the following projects: and was involved in those projects:


In a previous life, I was assistant professor at the Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy 1
I made a lot of teaching there.

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The complete list of my publications is available.
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Recent publications:
Journal paper: Henri Casanova, Anshul Gupta, and Frédéric Suter. Toward More Scalable Off-Line Simulations of MPI Applications. In Parallel Processing Letters , 25(3):1541002, September 2015.
Conference paper: Adrien Lèbre, Arnaud Legrand, Frédéric Suter and Pierre Veyre. Adding Storage Simulation Capacities to the SimGrid Toolkit: Concepts, Models, and API. In the 15th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid), Shenzen, China, May 2015.
Journal paper: Henri Casanova, Frédéric Desprez, George Markomanolis, and Frédéric Suter. Simulation of MPI Applications with Time-Independent Traces. In Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, 27(5):1145-1168, April 2015.
Journal paper: Henri Casanova, Arnaud Giersch, Arnaud Legrand, Martin Quindon, and Frédéric Suter. Versatile, Scalable, and Accurate Simulation of Distributed Applications and Platforms. In Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, 74(10):2899-2917, October 2014.
Book chapter: Hamid Arabnejad, Jorge Barbosa and Frédéric Suter. High-Performance Computing on Complex Environments. Chapter Fair Resource Sharing for Dynamic Scheduling of Workflows on Heterogeneous Systems, pages 147-168. John Wiley & Sons, June 2014. ISBN: 978-1-118-71205-4
Conference paper: Paul Bédaride, Augustin Degomme, Stéphane Genaud, Arnaud Legrand, Georges Markomanolis, Martin Quinson, Mark Stillwell, Frédéric Suter and Brice Videau. Toward Better Simulation of MPI Applications on Ethernet/TCP Networks. In the 4th International Workshop on Performance Modeling, Benchmarking and Simulation of High Performance Computer Systems (PMBS), Denver, CO, Nov 2013.
Conference paper: Henri Casanova, Arnaud Giersch, Arnaud Legrand, Martin Quinson, and Frédéric Suter. SimGrid: a Sustained Effort for the Versatile Simulation of Large Scale Distributed Systems. In 1st Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE), Denver, CO, Nov 2013.
Conference paper: Frédéric Desprez, George Markomanolis and Frédéric Suter. Improving the Accuracy and Efficiency of Time-Independent Trace Replay. In the 3rd International Workshop on Performance Modeling, Benchmarking and Simulation of High Performance Computer Systems (PMBS), Salt Lake City, UT, Nov 2012.
Conference paper: Eddy Caron, Frédéric Desprez, Adrian Muresan, and Frédéric Suter. Budget Constrained Resource Allocation for Non-Deterministic Worflows on an IaaS Cloud. In 12th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP), Fukuoka, Japan, Sep 2012.
Conference paper: Laurent Bobelin, Arnaud Legrand, David A. Gonzalez Marquez, Pierre Navarro, Martin Quinson, Frédéric Suter and Christophe Thiéry. Scalable Multi-Purpose Network Representation for Large Scale Distributed System Simulation. In 12th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing , Ottawa, Canada, May 2012.
Conference paper: Gabriel Antoniu, Julien Bigot, Christophe Blanchet, Luc Bougé, François Briant, Franck Cappello, Alexandru Costan, Frédéric Desprez, Gilles Fedak, Sylvain Gault, Kate Keahey, Bogdan Nicolae, Christian Pérez, Anthony Simonet, Frédéric Suter, Bing Tang and Raphael Terreux. Towards Scalable Data Management for Map-Reduce-based Data-Intensive Applications on Cloud and Hybrid Infrastructures. In 1st International IBM Cloud Academy Conference (ICA CON)), Research Triangle Park, NC, April 2012.
Conference paper: Frédéric Desprez, George S. Markomanolis, Martin Quinson and 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), Taipei, Taiwan, Sep 2011.
Conference paper: Pierre-Nicolas Clauss, Mark Stillwell, Stéphane Genaud, Frédéric Suter, Henri Casanova and Martin Quinson Single Node On-Line Simulation of MPI Applications with SMPI. In 25th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), Anchorage, Alaska, May 2011.
Conference paper: Sascha Hunold, Henri Casanova, and Frédéric Suter. From Simulation to Experiment: A Case Study on Multiprocessor Task Scheduling In 13th Workshop on Advances in Parallel and Distributed Computational Models (APDCM), Anchorage, Alaska, May 2011.


When time allows (okay, when I'm procrastinating), I do some coding. I'm a happy member of the SimGrid development core team in charge of the SimDag API.

I'm also putting some stuff on github, mostly under the CRAPL license.

Last modified: November 2015