Readings in Parallel Computer Architecture
- Christian Jacobi, Timothy J. Slegel, Dan F. Greiner: Transactional Memory Architecture and Implementation for IBM System Z. MICRO 2010.
- Jae-Woong Chung, Luke Yen, Stephan Diestelhorst, Martin Pohlack, Michael Hohmuth, David Christie, Dan Grossman: ASF: AMD64 Extension for Lock-Free Data Structures and Transactional Memory. MICRO 2010.
- Jack B. Dennis, David Misunas: A Preliminary Architecture for a Basic Data Flow Processor. ISCA 1974.
- James E. Smith, G. E. Dermer, B. D. Vanderwarn, S. D. Klinger, C. M. Rozewski, D. L. Fowler, K. R. Scidmore, James Laudon: The ZS-1 Central Processor. ASPLOS 1987.
- James E. Smith: Decoupled access/execute computer architectures. ISCA 1982
Review required for the following two paper, due on Monday, Nov 17.
- Justin Meza et al., “Memory Errors at Scale: What the Trends Across a Billion-User Web Services Company Foretell”, under submission. (Sent through email, please do not distribute)
Reviews required for both papers, due on Wednesday, Nov 12.
Reviews required for both papers, due on Tuesday, Nov 11.
Review required for the following two papers, due on Friday, Oct 31.
- Maurice Herlihy and J. Eliot B. Moss, "Transactional Memory: Architectural Support for Lock-Free Data Structures", ISCA 1993.
Required videos for module 2.5.* in 18-740:
|9/25 Wed.||2.5.1 Speculation||pdf, pptx, YouTubePanopto||readings|
|9/27 Fri.||2.5.2 Speculation||video Panopto|
|9/30 Mon.||2.5.3 Speculation||video Panopto|
|2.5.4 Speculation||video Panopto|
Consistency II – Review required (one out of two) due on Wednesday night
Background lecture and paper (required reading, no need to review):
Consistency I – Required review (one out of two) due on Monday night
- Gharachorloo et al., "Two Techniques to Enhance the Performance of Memory Consistency Models", ICPP 1991.
Further reading in a different area (system level consistency)
Amirali's Literature Survey
Jiyuan's Paper Discussion: (required 1 out of 3 reviews)
Hui: (required 1 out of 3 reviews)
Required review for the Memory Forum paper: