Lecture Notes for CSE 140 - Computer Architecture with Yang at UC-Merced (UC Merced)

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Material Type:Class Note
Class:CSE 140 - Computer Architecture
Subject:Computer Science & Engineering
University:University of California-Merced
  • Instructions
  • Inexpensive
  • The Independent
  • Parallelism
  • Scalability
  • Traditional
  • Hierarchies
  • Conventional
  • Instruction
  • Degradation
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Chapter 7 Multicores, Multiprocessors, and Clusters Chapter 7 - Multicores, Multiprocessors, and Clusters - 2 Introduction ? Goal: connecting multiple computers to get higher performance ? Multiprocessors ? Scalability, availability, power efficiency ? Job-level (process-level) parallelism ? High throughput for independent jobs ? Parallel processing program ? Single program run on multiple processors ? Multicore microprocessors ? Chips with multiple processors (cores) 9.1 Introd uctio n Chapter 7 - Multicores, Multiprocessors, and Clusters - 3 Hardware and Software ? Hardware ? Serial: e.g., Pentium 4 ? Parallel: e.g., quad-core Xeon e5345 ? Software ? Sequential: e.g., matrix multiplication ? Concurrent: e.g., operating system ? Sequential/concurrent software can run on serial/parallel hardware ? Challenge: making effective use of parallel hardware Chapter 7 - Multicores, Multiprocessors, and Clusters - 4 What We've Already Covered ? 2.11: Parallelism and Instructions...

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