The Cache Memory Book / Edition 2

The Cache Memory Book / Edition 2

by Jim Handy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0123229804

ISBN-13: 9780123229809

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Science

The Second Edition of The Cache Memory Book introduces systems designers to the concepts behind cache design. The book teaches the basic cache concepts and more exotic techniques. It leads readers through someof the most intricate protocols used in complex multiprocessor caches. Written in an accessible, informal style, this text demystifies cache memory design…  See more details below

Overview

The Second Edition of The Cache Memory Book introduces systems designers to the concepts behind cache design. The book teaches the basic cache concepts and more exotic techniques. It leads readers through someof the most intricate protocols used in complex multiprocessor caches. Written in an accessible, informal style, this text demystifies cache memory design by translating cache concepts and jargon into practical methodologies and real-life examples. It also provides adequate detail to serve as a reference book for ongoing work in cache memory design.

The Second Edition includes an updated and expanded glossary of cache memory terms and buzzwords. The book provides new real world applications of cache memory design and a new chapter on cache"tricks".

Key Features
* Illustrates detailed example designs of caches
* Provides numerous examples in the form of block diagrams, timing waveforms, state tables, and code traces
* Defines and discusses more than 240 cache specific buzzwords, comparing in detail the relative merits of different design methodologies
* Includes an extensive glossary, complete with clear definitions, synonyms, and references to the appropriate text discussions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780123229809
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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Table of Contents

What is Cache Memory? How are Caches Designed? Cache Memories and RISC Processors. Maintaining Coherency in Cached Systems. Cute Cache Tricks. Subject Index.

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