Advanced Computer Architecture and Parallel Processing
Computer architecture deals with the physical configuration, logical structure, formats, protocols, and operational sequences for processing data, controlling the configuration, and controlling the operations over a computer. It also encompasses word lengths, instruction codes, and the interrelationships among the main parts of a computer or group of computers. This two-volume set offers a comprehensive coverage of the field of computer organization and architecture.
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2 Multiprocessors Interconnection Networks
3 Performance Analysis of Multiprocessor Architecture
4 Shared Memory Architecture
5 Message Passing Architecture
6 Abstract Models
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application array assigned bandwidth benchmark binary block broadcast cache coherence called cessors Chapter client Clos network cluster communication delay complexity Computer Architecture connected copy cost crossbar crossbar switch destination distributed dynamic El-Rewini elements Ethernet example execution Gantt chart given global memory grid heuristics hypercube identifier input instance number integer interconnection networks interface interval order k-ary n-cube latency log2 memory modules mesh Message Passing Interface message passing systems MIMD multiple bus multiprocessor multiprocessor system Myrinet n-cube node nonblocking NP-complete number of nodes number of processors operation optimal output packet parallel algorithm Parallel Computing Parallel Processing parallel system parameters path performance PRAM protocol Q reads Q updates Q’s Cache Read-Miss receive buffer request scalability send buffer server shared memory system shown in Figure SIMD spawned speedup factor switch synchronous TABLE task allocation task graph topology workers wormhole routing
Page 4 - Cyber-205, made by Control Data Corporation. These computers are capable of performing hundreds of millions of floating-point operations per second. Pipelined vector processors are surveyed in Chapter 11. Processor Arrays A processor array is a set of identical synchronized processing elements capable of simultaneously performing the same operation on different data. Processor arrays are a second way to implement vector computers. To elaborate on the difference between a pipelined vector processor...