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. Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.