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ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
Shasta: A Low Overhead, Software-Only Approach for Supporting Fine-Grain Shared Memory
This paper describes Shasta, a system that supports a shared address space in software on clusters of computers with physically distributed memory. A unique aspect of Shasta compa...
Daniel J. Scales, Kourosh Gharachorloo, Chandramoh...
ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
The Case for a Single-Chip Multiprocessor
Advances in IC processing allow for more microprocessor design options. The increasing gate density and cost of wires in advanced integrated circuit technologies require that we l...
Kunle Olukotun, Basem A. Nayfeh, Lance Hammond, Ke...
ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
Exploiting Dual Data-Memory Banks in Digital Signal Processors
Over the past decade, digital signal processors (DSPs) have emerged as the processors of choice for implementing embedded applications in high-volume consumer products. Through th...
Mazen A. R. Saghir, Paul Chow, Corinna G. Lee
ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
A Quantitative Analysis of Loop Nest Locality
This paper analyzes and quantifies the locality characteristics of numerical loop nests in order to suggest future directions for architecture and software cache optimizations. Si...
Kathryn S. McKinley, Olivier Temam
ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
Value Locality and Load Value Prediction
Mikko H. Lipasti, Christopher B. Wilkerson, John P...
ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
Petal: Distributed Virtual Disks
Edward K. Lee, Chandramohan A. Thekkath
ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
Synchronization and Communication in the T3E Multiprocessor
This paper describes the synchronization and communication primitives of the Cray T3E multiprocessor, a shared memory system scalable to 2048 processors. We discuss what we have l...
Steven L. Scott
ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
The Structure and Performance of Interpreters
Interpreted languages have become increasingly popular due to demands for rapid program development, ease of use, portability, and safety. Beyond the general impression that they ...
Theodore H. Romer, Dennis Lee, Geoffrey M. Voelker...
ASPLOS
1996
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
The Rio File Cache: Surviving Operating System Crashes
: One of the fundamental limits to high-performance, high-reliability file systems is memory's vulnerability to system crashes. Because memory is viewed as unsafe, systems per...
Peter M. Chen, Wee Teck Ng, Subhachandra Chandra, ...
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