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ICASSP
2011
IEEE
8 years 5 months ago
Data-path and memory error compensation technique for low power JPEG implementation
This paper presents a novel technique to mitigate effects of datapath and memory errors in JPEG implementations. These errors are mainly caused by voltage scaling and process vari...
Yunus Emre, Chaitali Chakrabarti
RV
2010
Springer
104views Hardware» more  RV 2010»
8 years 11 months ago
StealthWorks: Emulating Memory Errors
A study of Google’s data center revealed that the incidence of main memory errors is surprisingly high. These errors can lead to application and system corruption, impacting reli...
Musfiq Rahman, Bruce R. Childers, Sangyeun Cho
CACM
2008
131views more  CACM 2008»
9 years 1 months ago
Exterminator: Automatically correcting memory errors with high probability
Programs written in C and C++ are susceptible to memory errors, including buffer overflows and dangling pointers. These errors, which can lead to crashes, erroneous execution, and...
Gene Novark, Emery D. Berger, Benjamin G. Zorn
JVM
2001
99views Education» more  JVM 2001»
9 years 2 months ago
JVM Susceptibility to Memory Errors
Modern computer systems are becoming more powerful and are using larger memories. However, except for very high end systems, little attention is being paid to high availability. T...
DeQing Chen, Alan Messer, Philippe Bernadat, Guang...
ASPLOS
2008
ACM
9 years 3 months ago
Archipelago: trading address space for reliability and security
Memory errors are a notorious source of security vulnerabilities that can lead to service interruptions, information leakage and unauthorized access. Because such errors are also ...
Vitaliy B. Lvin, Gene Novark, Emery D. Berger, Ben...
AMAST
2008
Springer
9 years 3 months ago
A Hybrid Approach for Safe Memory Management in C
In this paper, we present a novel approach that establishes a synergy between static and dynamic analyses for detecting memory errors in C code. We extend the standard C type syste...
Syrine Tlili, Zhenrong Yang, Hai Zhou Ling, Mourad...
PLDI
2006
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
SAFECode: enforcing alias analysis for weakly typed languages
Static analysis of programs in weakly typed languages such as C and C++ is generally not sound because of possible memory errors due to dangling pointer references, uninitialized ...
Dinakar Dhurjati, Sumant Kowshik, Vikram S. Adve
PLDI
2006
ACM
9 years 7 months ago
DieHard: probabilistic memory safety for unsafe languages
Applications written in unsafe languages like C and C++ are vulnerable to memory errors such as buffer overflows, dangling pointers, and reads of uninitialized data. Such errors ...
Emery D. Berger, Benjamin G. Zorn
SIGMETRICS
2009
ACM
134views Hardware» more  SIGMETRICS 2009»
9 years 7 months ago
DRAM errors in the wild: a large-scale field study
Errors in dynamic random access memory (DRAM) are a common form of hardware failure in modern compute clusters. Failures are costly both in terms of hardware replacement costs and...
Bianca Schroeder, Eduardo Pinheiro, Wolf-Dietrich ...
ESSOS
2009
Springer
9 years 8 months ago
MEDS: The Memory Error Detection System
Abstract. Memory errors continue to be a major source of software failure. To address this issue, we present MEDS (Memory Error Detection System), a system for detecting memory err...
Jason Hiser, Clark L. Coleman, Michele Co, Jack W....
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