By John L. Hennessy,David A. Patterson
Computer structure: A Quantitative technique, 5th Edition, explores the ways in which software program and know-how within the cloud are accessed by means of electronic media, resembling cellphones, desktops, drugs, and different cellular units. The ebook, which turned part of Intel's 2012 prompt interpreting checklist for builders, covers the revolution of cellular computing. It additionally highlights the 2 most crucial components in structure at the present time: parallelism and reminiscence hierarchy.
This absolutely up-to-date variation is produced from six chapters that stick with a constant framework: rationalization of the tips in each one bankruptcy; a crosscutting concerns part, which provides how the options coated in a single bankruptcy connect to these given in different chapters; a placing all of it jointly part that hyperlinks those recommendations via discussing how they're utilized in actual computing device; and distinctive examples of misunderstandings and architectural traps generally encountered via builders and designers. formulation for strength, static and dynamic energy, built-in circuit expenses, reliability, and availability are integrated. The e-book additionally covers digital machines, SRAM and DRAM applied sciences, and new fabric on Flash reminiscence. different subject matters comprise the exploitation of instruction-level parallelism in high-performance processors, superscalar execution, dynamic scheduling and multithreading, vector architectures, multicore processors, and warehouse-scale desktops (WSCs). There are up-to-date case stories and entirely new routines. extra reference appendices can be found online.
This e-book could be a worthwhile reference for computing device architects, programmers, program builders, compiler and procedure software program builders, machine method designers and alertness builders.
- Part of Intel's 2012 steered analyzing record for Developers
- Updated to hide the cellular computing revolution
- Emphasizes the 2 most crucial subject matters in structure this present day: reminiscence hierarchy and parallelism in all its forms.
- Develops universal issues all through every one bankruptcy: energy, functionality, fee, dependability, defense, programming types, and rising traits ("What's Next")
- Includes 3 evaluation appendices within the revealed textual content. extra reference appendices can be found online.
- Includes up-to-date Case stories and fully new exercises.
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Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design) by John L. Hennessy,David A. Patterson