Guillermo López Taboada Guillermo Lopez Taboada at Linkedin

Associate Professor (Profesor Contratado Doctor)

 Computer Architecture Group, Office 0.03 (Despacho 0.03)
 Department of Electronics and Systems
 Faculty of InformaticsUniversity of A Coruña
 Campus de Elviña s/n 15071 A Coruña (Spain)
 Email: taboada at
 Phone: +34-981-167000, ext. 1298
 FAX : +34-981-167160

Our Fast Java Communication Projects


Research Interests


B.S., M.S. (2002) in Computer Science, University of A Coruña
Ph.D. (2009) in Computer Engineering, University of A Coruña
(Ph.D. Thesis: Design of Efficient Java Communications for High Performance Computing)

Recent Professional Service

  1. Workshop on Engineering Object Oriented Parallel Software, EOOPS 2014. Victoria, Canada, May 2014 [Workshop co-chair EOOPS 2013-2014]
  2. 2013 International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data CloudCom-Asia 2013. FuZhou, China, December 2013 [PC Member]
  3. 7th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems CISIS-2013. Asia University, Taichung, Taiwan, June 2013 [PC Member]
  4. 26th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications , AINA 2012. Fukuoka, Japan, March 2012 [PC Member]
  5. Journal of Systems Architecture, Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, The Journal of Performance Evaluation and Modelling for Computer Systems, Computer Systems: Science and Engineering, Journal of Supercomputing [Reviewer]


(Selected papers. For a more comprehensive list check [DBLP] [Google Scholar])

1. Java Communications for High Performance Computing

  1. Java in the High Performance Computing arena: Research, practice and experience. Science of Computer Programming 78(5): 425-444 (2013). [DL] [PDF] [Bibtex]
  2. F-MPJ: scalable Java message-passing communications on parallel systems. Journal of Supercomputing (2012).[DL] [PDF] [Bibtex]
  3. Device level communication libraries for high-performance computing in Java Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience (2011). [DL] [PDF] [Bibtex]
  4. Java Fast Sockets: Enabling High-speed Java Communications on High Performance Clusters.  Computer Communications, (2008). [DL] [PDF] [Bibtex]
  5. NPB-MPJ: NAS Parallel Benchmarks Implementation for Message-Passing in Java.  PDP'09. [DL] [PDF] [slides] [Bibtex]
  6. High Performance Java Remote Method Invocation for Parallel Computing on Clusters. ISCC'07. [DL] [PDF] [slides] [Bibtex]

2. Performance Evaluation of High Performance Computing Systems & PGAS Programming Model

  1. Performance analysis of HPC applications in the cloud. Future Generation Computing Systems 29(1), 218-229 [DL] [Bibtex]
  2. UPCBLAS: A Library for Parallel Matrix Computations in Unified Parallel C. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience 24(14): 1645-1667 (2012). [DL]
  3. Performance Evaluation of MPI, UPC and OpenMP on Multicore Architectures.  EuroPVM/MPI'09, September 2009. [DL] [PDF] [slides] [Bibtex]
  4. Automatic Mapping of Parallel Applications on Multicore Architectures using the Servet Benchmark Suite Computers and Electrical Engineering 38(2): 258-269 (2012). [DL]
  5. Servet: A Benchmark Suite for Autotuning on Multicore Clusters.  IPDPS'10, 2010. [DL] [PDF] [slides] [Bibtex]
  6. Performance Analysis of Message-Passing Libraries on High-Speed Clusters. Computer Systems Science and Engineering 2010. [PDF] [Bibtex]

Invited Talks

  1. High Performance Computing in Java and the Cloud. UPC Tech, Barcelona. 21/1/2013.
  2. Java for High Performance Computing in the Cloud. The Oxford e-Research Centre Seminar Series Michaelmas 2012. University of Oxford (UK). 20/11/2012.
  3. Java for High Performance Cloud Computing. FUNDS Seminar Series, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK). 30/10/2012
  4. Java for HPC: Myth or Reality?. CIEMAT (Madrid). 4/11/2011
  5. Java for HPC: Practice and Experience. Computer Science School. Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany). 14/4/2010
  6. Efficient Java Communications on High-speed Networks. Dept. d'Astronomia i Meteorologia, Universitat de Barcelona. 4/3/2010
  7. Scalable Message-passing and PGAS Communications on Parallel Systems. Computer Science School. Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany). 23/11/2009.
  8. Towards High Performance Cluster Communication in Java: The Java Fast Sockets Approach. University of Reading (UK). 20/9/2006.
  9. Developing a Scalable Coherent Interface (SCI) device for MPJ Express. University of Portsmouth (UK). 14/10/2005.


OPP (EI)   AEC (MI)   AEC (EI)   Titorias (Despacho 0.03)

PhD Thesis Supervised
  1. Carlos Teijeiro. Extended Collectives Library for Unified Parallel C . 2013.
  2. Sabela Ramos. High Performance Java for Multi-core Systems. October 2013 (expected).
BS/MS Final Projects Supervised
  1. Carlos Teijeiro. Implementación Óptima de la Invocación de Métodos Remotos en Java (Java RMI) en un Entorno de Clusters de Alto Rendimiento. 2006.
  2. Damián A. Mallón. Evaluación de Java para Programación Paralela en Sistemas Multi-core. 2008.
  3. José Manuel Andión. Diseño e Implementacón de nuevas Operaciones Colectivas para el Lenguaje de Programación Paralela UPC. 2008.
  4. Damián A. Mallón. Análisis Técnico de Rendimiento de Sistemas HPC. 2008 (CESGA internship)
  5. Sabela Ramos. Optimización de las Comunicaciones Colectivas en Paso de Mensajes para Java en Sistemas Multi-core. 2009.
  6. Diego Darriba. ProtTest-HPC: unha aplicación distribuida de altas prestacións para a selección de modelos de evolución de proteínas. 2010.
  7. Roberto Rey. Diseño e Implementación de una Biblioteca de Comunicaciones en Java para Paso de Mensajes sobre la Red Infiniband. 2010.
  8. Adrián Camino. Diseño e Implementación de un Biblioteca de Comunicaciones en Java para Computación de Altas Prestaciones en Clusters Ethernet Multi-core. 2010.
  9. Andrés Vieites. Deseño e Implementación dunha Biblioteca de Comunicacións en Java sobre Sockets SCTP. 2010.
  10. Sabela Ramos. Explotación de Sistemas Multinúcleo para Programación Paralela en Java. 2010.
  11. Daniel Gómez. Desenvolvemento dunha Implementación Eficiente de Java SCTP para Arquitecturas Multi-núcleo . 2011.
  12. Óscar García. Diseño e Implementación de una Biblioteca de Computación Matricial Dispersa para el Lenguaje de Programación Paralela UPC. 2011.
  13. Roberto Rey. Efficient Communication Mechanisms on High-Speed Networks for the Java Message-passing Library F-MPJ. 2011.
  14. Diego Darriba. jModelTest 2: Fast Selection of Best-fit Models of DNA Evolution. 2011.
  15. Daniel Fernández. Diseño e Implementación de un MOM (Message Oriented Middleware) Escalable en Java para Aplicaciones Financieras. 2011.
  16. Isaac Daniel Fernández. Diseño e Implementación de un Motor de Transporte en Java para Plataformas de Transacciones Financieras. 2012.
  17. Fernando Lamela. Diseño e implementación de una aplicación de altas prestaciones para el tratamiento eficiente de grandes volúmenes de datos de derivados financieros. 2012.
  18. Adrián López. Diseño de infraestructuras de almacenamiento escalables para cloud computing. 2012.
  19. José Manuel Santorum. Aplicación web para el acceso a recursos computacionales en arquitecturas cloud híbrido público/privado. 2013.
  20. Marco Trillo. Meta-scheduler de Recursos Cloud Distribuidos para la Ejecución de Aplicaciones de Altas Prestaciones. 2013.
  21. José Luis Cabeza. Evaluación del Rendimiento de Implementaciones de Sockets en Java . 2013.
  22. Jorge Docampo. Explotación del Rendimiento de Arquitecturas GPU Manycore para HPC en Java. 2013.
  23. Isaac Daniel Fernández. Design and Implementation of Low Latency Java ZeroMQ. 2013.
  24. Daniel Fernández. Optimization of Java Shared-Memory Communications on NUMA Systems. 2013.
  25. Jorge Veiga. Diseńo e Implementación de un Servicio de Almacenamiento de Altas Prestaciones en la Nube. 2013.

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