Moby: A Mobile Benchmark Suite for Architectural Simulators



News

  • 2013-12-16   AsimBench is renamed as Moby!
  • 2013-12-11   Our paper introducing AsimBench is accepted by ISPASS'2014!
  • 2013-08-21   AsimBench v2.0 is now released!

Overview of Moby

Moby (Android/Architectural Simulation Benchmark):
    1) is a benchmark suite composed of mobile applications. The suite focuses on popular mobile applications and is designed to study the behaviors of mobile applications on simulators for architectural researchers.
    2) has already ported to the gem5 simulator and tested under the ARM architecture of gem5.
Key Features:
  • Emerging Applications:
           All the applications contained in Moby are popular mobile applications and have high downloads on Google play store.
  • Diverse:
           In total, Moby contains 11 applications spanning 10 categories, including web browser, social network, online shopping, email, audio, video, document, map and game.
  • Support Research:
           The typical operations of all applications in Moby are extracted, and they can be executed on simulators without user interaction.

  • Benchmark Applications

    The current version of the suite contains the following 10 mobile applications from many different categories such as web browser, social network, online shopping, email, audio, video, document, map and game.
    • BBench (Web Browser): Load web pages
    • K9Mail (Email): Load/Show emails
    • SinaWeibo (Social Network): Load information
    • NeteaseNews (News): Check and load news
    • KingsoftOffice (Document Process): Open doc/xls/ppt file
    • AdobeReader (Document Process): Open pdf file
    • BaiduMap (Map): Load map information of a specific area
    • MXPlayer (Video): Play a video
    • TTPod (Audio): Play a song
    • FrozenBubble (Game): Load game

    Resources

    Publications

    • If you use Moby (or AsimBench) in your work please cite our paper which will be appeared in ISPASS'2014.

      Yongbing Huang, Zhongbin Zha, Mingyu Chen, Lixin Zhang. Moby: A Mobile Benchmark Suite for Architectural Simulators. IEEE International Symposium on Performance Analysis of Systems and Software (ISPASS), Monterey, CA, March 2014.

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