A Shared Memory System for Fresh Breeze
Author(s)Schmidt, Brian W. (Brian William)
SMS for Fresh Breeze
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
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The Shared Memory System (SMS) for Fresh Breeze, a multiprocessor chip guided by modular programming principles, provides a global space from which all the fresh breeze processors access chunks of memory. The SMS supports the operations of: obtaining unique identifiers for new chunks; storing a chunk; accessing a chunk using its unique identifier; and incrementing or decrementing the reference count of a chunk. The SMS utilizes two levels of storage, a main storage component and many smaller clusters which connect to the Fresh Breeze processing chips. In this way the system attempts to achieve good performance at a low cost while remaining scalable to support many Fresh Breeze chips.
Thesis (M. Eng.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2008.Includes bibliographical references (p. 54).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.