By John L. Hennessy, David A. Patterson
The period of likely limitless progress in processor functionality is over: unmarried chip architectures can now not conquer the functionality barriers imposed through the ability they eat and the warmth they generate. at the present time, Intel and different semiconductor corporations are leaving behind the only quickly processor version in want of multi-core microprocessors--chips that mix or extra processors in one package deal. within the fourth version of Computer Architecture, the authors specialise in this ancient shift, expanding their insurance of multiprocessors and exploring the simplest methods of attaining parallelism because the key to unlocking the facility of a number of processor architectures. also, the hot variation has extended and up-to-date insurance of layout subject matters past processor functionality, together with energy, reliability, availability, and dependability.
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Increased assurance on attaining parallelism with multiprocessors.
Case reports of up to date expertise from together with the solar Niagara Multiprocessor, AMD Opteron, and Pentium 4.
Three evaluate appendices, incorporated within the published quantity, overview the fundamental and intermediate ideas the most textual content is predicated upon.
Eight reference appendices, accrued at the CD, hide a variety of themes together with particular architectures, embedded structures, program particular processors--some visitor authored via topic specialists.