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Author Larus, James R. ♦ Hill, Mark D.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract Although caches in most computers are invisible to programmers, they significantly affect program performance. This is particularly true for cache-coherent, shared-memory multiprocessors. This article presents recent research into the performance of parallel programs and its implications for programmers who may know little about caches.
Description Affiliation: Computer Sciences Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison. (Larus, James R.) || Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (Hill, Mark D.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 33
Issue Number 8
Page Count 6
Starting Page 97
Ending Page 102


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Source: ACM Digital Library